(AA) – Rwandan President Paul Kagame arrived in Addis Ababa on Thursday for a three-day state visit to Ethiopia.
Kagame was welcomed at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.
The Rwandan leader is expected to hold talks with Desalegn and President Mulatu Teshome during his stay in Ethiopia.
He is also expected to attend an Ethiopian-Rwandan business forum, according to information posted on the Facebook page of Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom.
Adhanom said that Ethiopia and Rwanda have a cooperation pact in different areas, including agriculture, trade and education.
Kagame is also expected to attend the Tana Forum, an African high-profile think tank forum led by former Nigerian President Olusegun Abasanjo, on April 18-19 in the lakeside city of Bahir Dar, 570-km northwest of Addis Ababa.