Rwanda and Zimbabwe in third Rwanda-Zim Forum meeting

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Rwanda and Zimbabwe in third Rwanda-Zim Forum meeting

Nevanji Munyaradzi Chiondegwa


A Zimbabwean delegation comprising of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, other government Ministries, departments and agencies is in the Rwandan Capital Kigali for the third instalment of the Rwanda-Zimbabwe Forum.

This year’s high-level Rwanda-Zimbabwe Forum is the third instalment since 2021. The Zimbabwean delegation is led by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Dr Frederick Shava, who is represented by Deputy Minister Sheila Chikomo.

The Rwanda-Zimbabwe Business Forum kicked off in Kigali today with over 100 companies expected to showcase their products and services. The Forum, organized by ZimTrade and the Rwanda Development Board, is aimed at strengthening bilateral trade relations between the two countries.

Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services’ Permanent Secretary Mr Ndavaningi, who is part of the Zimbabwean delegation met with the Head of Media Sector Coordination and Monitoring Department at the Rwanda Governance Board, Mr Jean Bosco Rushingabigwi. The two discussed areas of cooperation and collaboration between the Zimbabwe and Rwanda media sectors.

After the meeting, Mr Magwana toured the Rwanda Broadcasting Agency facilities where he got an appreciation of the measures the broadcaster is implementing to produce high-quality content using minimum resources efficiently. Rwanda and Zimbabwe signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the field of media, information, and publicity in 2021.