RwandAir all out to establish Kigali-Z’bar flights

27Aug 2021
By Guardian Reporter
Zanzibar
The Guardian
RwandAir all out to establish Kigali-Z’bar flights

​​​​​​​ZANZIBAR President Dr Hussein Ali Mwinyi has met and held discussions with various ambassadors representing their countries in Tanzania.

In his meeting with President Mwinyi, the Rwandan Ambassador Maj Gen Charles Karamba told the Zanzibar leader of the plan for his country’s airline, RwandAir to start flight between Kigali and Zanzibar by mid 2022, the step that will boost the tourism sector for both countries.

Amb Karamba also told Dr Mwinyi about the special invitation he had brought for the establishment of cooperation between Zanzibar Investment Promotion Authority (ZIPA) and Rwanda Development Board (RDB) that aims at investment cooperation and to have a single trading centre for the two countries.

Earlier, Dr Mwinyi met with the Kuwait envoy, Mubarak Mohammed Alsehaijan and conveyed his appreciation for the continued historic relations between the Gulf state and Zanzibar in the social service provision sector.

Dr Mwinyi also met and held discussions with Germany’s Ambassador to Tanzania, Regina Hess who told the Zanzibar leader of development plans between Germany and Zanzibar especially in the water supply and sports sectors.

President also met and held discussions with the Representative from Slovakia in Tanzania, Moustafa Khataw who told Dr Mwinyi about the plan to establish direct air flights from his country to Zanzibar.

For his part, President Mwinyi called on the representative to mobilise for his country’s investors to come to Zanzibar, stressing that his government is keen in the development of the Blue Economy including oil and gas, and added that Zanzibar has ample unexploited offshore resources.

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