President Paul Kagame revealed on Tuesday January 21, 2020, that Rwanda is considering scrapping visa fees for citizens in selected countries across the globe.
Kagame made the announcement while speaking on Rwanda’s transformation journey at the International School for Government in King’s College, London. The proposed countries to benefit from this scrapped visa fees includes nations from the Commonwealth, African Union and La Francophonie member countries.
With the tally of African countries, Commonwealth member states and La Francophonie countries, about 95 countries are set to benefit from the move. According to experts, the scrapping of visa fees is expected to ease access into Rwanda for a significant section of the international community. Similarly, it is set to increase the chances of Rwanda hosting global summits, amongst other benefits.
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