PM MODI ASSURES SUPPORT TO RWANDA’S EFFORTS TO COMBAT COVID-19 CRISIS


PM Shri Narendra Modi had a phone call on 05 June, 2020 with President of Rwanda Mr. Paul Kagame. Shri Modi expressed satisfaction at the progress achieved in bilateral ties since his memorable visit to Rwanda in 2018.

  • The President of Rwanda warmly recalled the 200 Indian cows gifted by PM Shri Modi during his 2018 visit, and explained that they had helped in improving availability of milk for Rwandan children and also increased the income of farmers.
  • The leaders discussed the challenges posed to their healthcare systems and economies by the COVID-19 pandemic. They shared information about the steps taken in the respective country to manage the crisis and ensure well-being of citizens.
  • The leaders agreed to extend all possible support to each other’s expatriate citizens during the present crisis.
  • PM Shri Modi assured the Rwandan President of India’s steadfast support to Rwanda’s efforts to combat the Coronavirus, including through medical assistance.