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Indian firms in Rwanda are active in textiles, pharma, manufacturing: High Commission of Rwanda

image Indian firms in Rawanda are active in textiles, pharma, manufacturing: High Commission of Rawanda

New Delhi, Oct 11 (KNN) Indian firms in Rwanda are active in textiles, pharmaceuticals, mining sector, tea, agriculture, manufacturing sectors, auto components, engineering, etc, said Ernest Rwamucyo, High Commissioner of Rwanda, High Commission of the Republic of Rwanda in India at an interactive meeting in World Trade Centre Mumbai.

He said Rwanda has seen the growth of irrigation, industrial parks, Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and opportunities for collaboration with India.

Speaking on the occasion, he talked about the facilities of direct flight from Mumbai to Rwanda and visa on arrival that will enable ease of trade and investment among the countries.

During the meeting, High Commission of Rwanda invited Indian counterparts to explore tourism opportunities in Rwanda.

Sharing about Prime Minister of India visit to Rwanda with a delegation of about 120 business leaders, he said that India and Rwanda signed 8 significant agreements on Defence, Dairy, Leather, Agriculture co-operation and Cultural Exchange amounting to USD 200 million.

On the occasion, MVIRDC World Trade Centre Mumbai, Vice Chairman, Vijay Kalantri assured all possible support to the Rwandan companies and the High Commission of Rwanda in India.

He said “We support bilateral partnership by facilitating trade and investment exchange between the two strategic partner countries. Previously it was "Look Africa", now is the time to "Act Africa".”

"The potential for enhancing bilateral cooperation in the services sector viz. tourism and financial services is immense and should be tapped," said Rupa Naik, Senior Director, MVIRDC World Trade Centre Mumbai.

Also, she invited Ernest Rwamucyo and business delegates from Rwanda to participate in World Trade Expo 2018 scheduled to be held from 29-30 October 2018 and the 8th Global Economic Summit scheduled from March 6-8, 2019.


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