Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Chief of Defence Forces, General Francis Ogolla visited the Rwanda Defence Force headquarters where he was welcomed by the RDF Chief of Defence Staff, Lt General Mubarakh Muganga. They held bilateral talks to further deepen the existing relations between the two armies.
Gen Francis Ogolla also paid a courtesy call to the Minister of Defence, Hon Juvénal Marizamunda.
Speaking after the visit, Gen Francis Ogolla said that as he was in Rwanda for the just concluded EAC member states Armed Forces Command Post Exercise (CPX) “USHIRIKIANO IMARA” in Musanze, he found it necessary to hold bilateral talks with his Rwandan counterpart.
Rwanda Defence Force and Kenya Defence Forces have had long standing partnerships in training as well as different sector of security.
In the morning, the KDF Chief of Defence Forces paid respect to the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi at the Kigali Genocide Memorial.