The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Vincent Biruta visited Rwanda 57 Task Force Battalion at their Headquarters, Nzilla- Camp, Bangui, as well as Rwandan peacekeepers (Rwabatt 8 & Rwabatt 9) at Socatel Mpoko, Bangui in Central African Republic (CAR respectively on 13th and 14th January 2022.
The minister accompanied by the Head of Defence Intelligence, Brig Gen Vincent Nyakarundi conveyed a message from President Paul Kagame, as Commander -in- Chief of the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF), wishing them a happy new year and thanking them for fulfilling their mission with discipline and professionalism in CAR.
Minister Biruta updated the Forces on current security situation in Rwanda and also on efforts the country has made in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic including giving vaccines to the population. He also briefed them on current relations between Rwanda and neighbouring countries.
The Head of Defence Intelligence, Brig Gen Vincent Nyakarundi urged the Forces to remain very determined in accomplishing their tasks.
Rwanda Defence Force is the largest troops contributor to the United Nations Multidimensional Integration Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic.