This is contained in a statement from the Rwandan Commission in Abuja on Wednesday.
The ceremony that took place at the Flagstaff House in Accra was attended by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of Ghana, Mr Hanna Teteh and other senior officials from the Presidency.
President Mahama congratulated the high commissioner and wished him success during his tenure.
The president expressed his wish to see increased bilateral cooperation between Ghana and Rwanda and called for the speedy signing and implementation of the draft of the General Cooperation Agreement.
Responding, Habineza recalled the contributions of the Ghanaian contingent during the genocide against Tutsi when they remained in Rwanda while other UN peacekeeping forces were recalled to their countries.