The Moroccan Sovereign King Mohammed VI, accompanied by the Prince Moulay Ismail, left Sunday afternoon Rwanda heading for Tanzania, the second stage of a royal tour that will also lead the Sovereign to Ethiopia.
At his departure from Kigali international airport, the King was greeted by President of the Republic of Rwanda, HE. Paul Kagamé.
After greeting the national colors to the sound of the national anthems of the two countries, the Sovereign and President Kagamé reviewed a detachment of the Rwandan Armed Forces who made the honors.
The King Mohammed VI was greeted by Vincent Biruta, minister of Natural Resources, François Kanimba, minister of Trade and Industry, Geraldine Mukeshimana, minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Uzziel Ndagijimana, minister of State in charge of Economic Planning, as well as by several senior Rwandan military and civilian figures.
For his part, President of the Republic of Rwanda was greeted by members of the official delegation accompanying HM the King, and composed in particular of the Sovereign’s advisors, Fouad Ali El Himma and Yassir Znagui, Interior minister, Mohamed Hassad, Foreign minister, Salaheddine Mezouar, and Endowments and Islamic Affairs minister, Ahmed Toufiq.
The delegation also includes Economy and Finance minister, Mohamed Boussaid, Agriculture and Fisheries minister, Aziz Akhannouch, and minister delegate to the Foreign minister, Nasser Bourita.