The Maldives and Rwanda have signed a visa waiver agreement.
The Agreement on Mutual Exemption of Visa Requirements allows for the exemption of visas for single or multiple entry, exit or transit for both countries’ nationals, for a period of 30 days.
The agreement was signed on behalf of the Government of Maldives by Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid, and on behalf of the Government of Rwanda by His Excellency Vincent Biruta, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Rwanda, at the signing ceremony held in London.
During the discussions at the signing ceremony, Minister Shahid thanked the Government of Rwanda for its commitment towards strengthening the existing bilateral relations between the two countries and conveyed hope that the signing of this agreement will increase avenues for engagement and people-to-people contact between the Maldives and Rwanda. The Foreign Minister of Rwanda also expressed keen interest in strengthening the bilateral ties with the Maldives.