By Emmanuel Onyango
Rwandan President Paul Kagame is in Tanzania for a one day state visit that aims at strengthening the bilateral cooperation between the two countries which are members of the East African Community (EAC).
At the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) the Rwandan President was received by his host Tanzanian President Dr. John Magufuli and was accorded with all presidential salute today in the morning.
After a grand presidential reception, the two presidents went to the State House where they held some private talks, after which President Kagame thanked his counterpart as he has promised to give him more cooperation and work closely with his government on economic matters for the mutual benefits of the two countries.
A statement issued by the government spokesperson Dr. Hassan Abbas today at noon quoted President Kagame as saying that, “the people of Rwanda are eager to do business activities with Tanzanians in order to expand the economic base of the two countries”.
Either the statement has quoted President Dr. Magufuli as saying that, “they have agreed with president Kagame to build a railway line from Isaka up to Kigali city, and that have informed their Ministers to meet as early as possible to discuss about the successes of this project as the environmental impact assessment is already done ”.