List of Bilateral Agreements and MoUs between Rwanda and India

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sector

Parties

Areas of Cooperation

 

Signatories and Date of Signature

 
  1. General Cooperation Agreement
 

GoI and GoR

Economic, Technical, Social, Judicial, Political, Security and Cultural Cooperation

Hon.Yashwani Sinha, Minister of External Affairs, Government of India MEA and Hon. Dr. Charles Murigande, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Government of Rwanda. New Delhi - 8th March 2003

 
  1. JPC/Foreign Office Consultations
 

GoI and GoR

Establishing a JPC: Political, Economic, Cultural, Scientific and Technical Cooperation

 

Hon. Louise Mushikiwabo, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Government of Rwanda and MoS Hon. Preneet Kaur, Minister of state, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. Kigali, 15th February 2012

 
  1. Health and Medicine
 

GoI and GoR

Healthcare and Medicine: Integrated Disease Surveillance, Medical research, Emergency relief, Hospital management, Lab and Diagnostics, Drugs and Pharmaceutical Products, Traditional Medicine, Health Tourism, Telemedicine, Training

 

Hon. Dr. Richard Sezibera, Minister of Health, Government of Rwanda and Hon. Mr. Ghulam Nabi Azad, Minister of health, Government of India. 12th November 2010

 
  1. Water Resources Development and Management
 

GoI and GoR

Water resource Management in Agriculture, Capacity building, Irrigation and Watershed management

Hon. Dr. Harish Rawat, Minister of Water Resources Management, Government of India and Hon. Dr. Agnes Kalibata Minister of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Government of Rwanda. New Delhi 22nd January 2013

 
  1. Education
 

GoI and GoR

Exchange of Educational research and Education Support Materials, Technical Missions, Joint promotion of Scientific, Cultural and Technical events

 

Hon. Arjun Singh, Minister of Human Resources Development, Government of India and Hon. Dr. Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya, Minister of Education, Government of India New Delhi, 25th July 2006

 
  1. Defence
 

GoI and GoR

Cooperation in Defence, Capacity building, Training and Strategic policy Management, Defence Industry, Science and Technology, Information Exchange, Support in Procuring Military Equipment

 

Signed by Hon. Gen. James Kabarebe, Minister of Defence, Government of Rwanda and Mr. T.S Tirumurti, Secretary. Economic Relations, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. 

 
  1. Science and Technology
 

GoI and GoR

Exchange programs, Joint Scientific Seminars and Events

 

The draft MoU was agreed by both parties. It is pending Signature

 
  1. Cultural cooperation
 

GoI and GoR

Culture Exchange program – Music, Dance, Theatre, Exhibitions, Seminars and Conference, Archaeology, Achieves, library, Museums, Literature, Research and Documentation.  Joint Performance of Cultural Troops, Joint Exhibitions, Youth and Sports programs, Mass Media, Women, Family Welfare and Child Development

 

Signed by Hon. Julienne UWACU, Minster of Sports and Culture, Government of Rwanda and Secretary Economic Relations, MEA Mr. T.S Tirumurti on 23 July 2018.

 
  1. Micro Small and Medium Enterprise
 

GoI and GoR

Exchange of Experts, Capacity building and training, Joint exhibitions, Industrial Survey and Joint feasibility studies, promoting partnership projects and institution and exchange of Business missions 

 

Hon. Mahabir Prasad, Minister of Small-Scale Industry and Agro Rural Industry, Government of India and Hon. Dr. Charles Murigande, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Government of Rwanda 30th August 2006

 
  1. New and renewable Energy
 

GoI and GoR

exchange and training, workshops, visits and joint research, electrification of 35 schools

Signed between Hon. Louise Mushikiwabo, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Ccooperation and Hon. Preneet Kaur, Minister of State, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India on 15 February 2012

 

 
  1. Solar Alliance
 

GoI and GoR

Cooperation in Solar Energy

Signed and ratification done and ratification instruments submitted to GoI.

 
  1. Trade
 

GoI and GoR

Trade Cooperation – Facilitate, Diversify and promote trade and Economic Cooperation between the two countries

 

Signed by Hon. Vincent MUNYESHYAKA, Minster of Trade and Industry, Government of Rwanda and Mr. T.S Tirumurti, Secretary Economic Relations, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India in Kigali on 23 July 2018

 
  1.  Dairy Cooperation
 

NDRI and RAB

Training and Research in processing of dairy products, quality and safety of milk, Biotechnological interventions in livestock

 

Signed by Dr. Patrick KARANGWA, Director General Rwanda Agriculture Board, Government of Rwanda and Mr. T.S Tirumurti Secretary Economic Relations, Ministry of External Relations, Government of India in Kigali on 23 July 2018

 
  1. Leather and allied sectors
 

CLRI and NIRDA

Cooperation in leather and all allied sectors

Signed by Mrs. Kampeta Sayinzoga, Director General National Industrial Research and Development Agency, Government of Rwanda and Dr. B. Chandrasekaran Director General Council for Scientific and Industrial Research - CLRI in Kigali on 23 July 2018.

 
  1. Agriculture

First signed in 2007

GoI and GoR

Amendment to the Cooperation in Agriculture and Animal Resources: Research, Technological Development, Capacity building and Human Resource Development as well as investment mobilization. 

 

Signed by Hon. Geraldine Mukeshimana, Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Government of Rwanda and Mr. T.S Tirumurti, Secretary Economic Relations, Ministry of External Relations, Government of India in Kigali on 23 July 2018.

 
  1. Parliamentary Cooperation
 

President of the Senate and Vice President of India

MoU to enhance parliamentary cooperation, capacity building and knowledge exchange between Indian Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha and Rwanda Senate and lower chamber of parliament

Signed by Rt. Hon. Bernard Makuza, President of the Senate, Rwanda National Assembly and H.E. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India on 9th July 2018 in New Delhi.

 

 

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