Framework for cooperation with Rwanda

Rosatom and the Ministry of Infrastructure of the Republic of Rwanda signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set up the framework for cooperation in the field of peaceful uses of atomic energy.

The document lays the foundation for partnership in several areas, including the development of nuclear infrastructure in the Republic of Rwanda, the development of programs aimed at raising awareness of nuclear technologies and their applications, the use of radioisotopes and radiation technologies in manufacturing, agriculture and healthcare.

The memorandum was signed by Rosatom Deputy Director General – Director of International Affairs Department Nikolay Spasskiy, and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Rwanda to the Russian Federation Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya.

The parties agreed to create working groups to work out particular projects for cooperation. “Preparation of the framework Intergovernmental Agreement between Russia and Rwanda is expected to be the next step,” Rosatom states.