Ghana appoints first High Commissioner to Rwanda

Ghana appoints first High Commissioner to Rwanda

Ghana will have its first High Commissioner with a residence in Kigali after 's cabinet approved the appointment of Mr. Ernest Y. Amporful as the West African country's envoy.

Approximately 20 African countries have now established embassies in Kigali.

The cabinet, chaired by Rwandan President Paul Kagame, also approved the appointment of Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Brigadier General Mamary Camara of and Alexander Polyakov of , both with residence in Kigali.

The cabinet meeting also made multiple appointments in various institutions, including the Office of the President, the Ministry of Infrastructure, the Rwanda Housing Authority, and the National Commission for Human Rights.

The governments of Ghana and Rwanda in 2022 signed a (MoU) to deepen bilateral trade relations between the two countries.

The two nations have enjoyed strong fraternal relations for several decades, and Ghana was one of the few countries that contributed troops to Rwanda during a conflict as part of peacekeeping initiatives.

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