On 3 March 2021, Grenada’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Her Excellency Keisha A McGuire, and her Rwandan counterpart, Her Excellency Valentine Rugwabiza, executed a Joint Communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between the Governments of Grenada and the Republic of Rwanda.
Prior to signing diplomatic relations, the two ambassadors discussed the potential for digital cooperation between the two countries, recognising the importance of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the current global environment.
The ambassadors further discussed economic recovery from the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, the importance of strengthening collaboration between the two countries, and other areas of cooperation and mutual interest.
The signing of the Joint Communiqué further complements the actions of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) and the African Group’s initiatives for enhancing relations between the two regions.
In accordance with Grenada’s foreign policy, the establishment of diplomatic relations with Rwanda further echoes the re-energising of strengthening the friendly relations and cooperation with other states.