Rwanda and Qatar Establish Diplomatic Relations

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Rwanda to the United Nations, H.E. Valentine Rugwabiza, and the Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations, H.E. Alya Ahmed S. Al-Thani signing the Joint Communiqué.

New York May 4, 2017 – Today, the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Rwanda to the United Nations, H.E. Valentine Rugwabiza, and the Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations, H.E. Alya Ahmed S. Al-Thani, signed a Joint Communiqué on the establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Republic of Rwanda and the State of Qatar.

The Communiqué reaffirms the growing friendship between the two countries and their wish to formalise and strengthen their bilateral cooperation.

The establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Republic of Rwanda and the State of the Qatar expresses the desire of the two countries to upgrade their relationship and widen the areas of cooperation for the mutual benefit of the People of Rwanda and Qatar.