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Rwanda, Angola sign deal to exploit investment opportunities

Rwanda and Angola have began discussions on how to showcase investment opportunities for business people in both countries.

Rwanda Development Board (RDB) together with the Agency for Private Investment and Promotion of Exports of Angola (AIPEX) held a Rwanda-Angola virtual business seminar on Friday morning to showcase investment opportunities in both countries.

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The two countries will showcase investment opportunities in Manufacturing, ICT, Tourism, Mining, Health, Agriculture and Transport. In addition, an MOU on Investment and Export Promotion was signed between RDB and the AIPEX.

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Speaking after the MOU signing, RDB DCEO, Zephanie Niyonkuru said that, “This is a very important milestone in the promotion of bilateral trade and investment relations between our two countries as we expect the MOU to bring in more investment opportunities.”

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“We are with members of Rwanda’s Private Sector Federation (PSF) who are very keen to join hands with their Angolan counterparts to harness new business opportunities that can bring the best value to our countries in terms of creating jobs, boosting exports and overall private sector activities,” he added.

On his part, Antonio Henriques Silva, the Chairman of AIPEX said that, “I would like to extend my thanks to the Rwanda Foreign Affairs Ministry and RDB who have been working closely with AIPEX to ensure that Angolan and Rwandan business communities benefit from the opportunities our countries offer.”

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