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Rwanda Air Force Chief of Staff on an official visit to Italy

Kigali, 19 June 2018-

Major General Charles Karamba, Rwanda Air Force Chief of Staff and his delegation are on official visit to Italy from 18 to 23 June 2018. The visit is aimed at cementing defence cooperation between Rwanda Defence Force and Italian Armed Forces, particularly their Air Force services.

On 19 June, the Rwandan delegation led by the Air Force Chief of Staff, Maj Gen Charles Karamba was received by Lt Gen Enzo Vecciarelli, the Italian Air Force Chief of Staff at Italian Air Force Headquarters in Rome where they exchanged progress of the two defence forces cooperation. 

During their five-day visit to Italy, Maj Gen Charles Karamba and his delegation will visit the Italian aviation company named LEONARDO, one of the key players in global Aerospace, Defence and Security and the Italian pilot training Centre at Italian Air Force Base at Venegono.

The Rwandan delegation visit in Italy follows the visit of Lt Gen Enzo Vecciarelli, the Italian Air Force Chief of Staff in Rwanda from 25 to 27 July 2017.

Gen Karamba is accompanied with Mr. Enrico LALIA MORRA Honorary Consul of Rwanda to Italy and two RDF Pilots, Lt Col Jean Kamana and Maj Jackson KALISA.