Rwanda : closer than ever from India and China

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rwandan President Paul Kagame address a press conference in Kigali. © RR

Casablanca, (ADV) – Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Rwanda from Sunday to Monday and granted a loan to build two roads. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived on Monday on the way to a summit in South Africa and agreed $200 million in loans.

“With India we signed a loan of $100 million for irrigation in three separate areas in the country and $100 million for developing special economic zones,” Rwanda’s minister of finance Uzziel Ndagijimana said.

“With China we signed a loan agreement of $76 million for the road from Huye to Kibeho and for the new Bugesera airport access road it is $50 million,” added the minister.

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