BUJUMBURA January 26th (ABP) – The President of the Republic of Burundi received on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, Omar Daair, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Burundi, whose headquarters are in Kigali. According to Evelyne Butoyi, spokesperson for the Presidency of the Republic. The exchanges revolved around relations between the 2 countries. Noting that relations between the 2 countries are in good shape. They pledged to work to ensure that these good relations are once again improved in the interest of the people of the two countries.
To improve good relations, through bilateral cooperation, the United Kingdom will continue to support in the sector of the environment and the development of villages of peace. According to the spokesperson for the Presidency of the Republic, the United Kingdom Ambassador to Burundi, Mr. Daair indicated that Burundi is currently on the path of development and is at peace. The United Kingdom wants to focus on trade by setting up companies in the country. For him, it is clear that English businessmen are welcome in Burundi to invest especially in the growth sectors put forward by the government, namely agriculture and livestock.
The President of the Republic of Burundi also received in audience, the German Ambassador to Burundi, Dietir Reinl. The latter pointed out that this visit is part of the objective of following up on the exchange of the round table on the economic development of Burundi. He said that they had agreed to meet to discuss some aspects of this desire which is shared on the evolution of economic development conducive to the benefit of the Burundian people with its partners in the international community.
Mr. Reinl also said that they discussed the conditions that would allow foreign investors to enter Burundi. Thus, he stressed, they placed great importance on good governance, the strengthening of institutions and the rule of law. Still speaking in relation to his visit, he indicated that they had a fairly understanding exchange on their respective perspectives on both sides. He judged that it was “a very good sign of this mutual trust which has been developing in a dialogue with the Burundian government for a year”.
Referring to the fact that there had been exchange sessions with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Burundi; this meeting with the President is part “in this logic of rebuilding this mutual trust”, he concluded.