Rwanda Peacekeepers in South Sudan Celebrate 20th Liberation Day

By IGIHE Reporter
On 7 July 2014 at 06:36

The Rwanda battalion (Rwandbatt2) deployed in Malakal City/Upper Nile State/South Sudan was joined by friends, United Nations Mission in South Sudan Staff, Local Leaders and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) under Rwandan Force protection, to celebrate 20th anniversary of Liberation Day.
Like at national level, the Kwibohora (Liberation)20 event in Malakal was celebrated under the theme “Together we prosper”.
In his speech, the Rwanbatt2 Commanding Officer (pictured above), Lt Col Lemuel (...)

The Rwanda battalion (Rwandbatt2) deployed in Malakal City/Upper Nile State/South Sudan was joined by friends, United Nations Mission in South Sudan Staff, Local Leaders and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) under Rwandan Force protection, to celebrate 20th anniversary of Liberation Day.

Like at national level, the Kwibohora (Liberation)20 event in Malakal was celebrated under the theme “Together we prosper”.

In his speech, the Rwanbatt2 Commanding Officer (pictured above), Lt Col Lemuel KAYUMBA, highlighted the Rwanda’s achievements during the last 20 years in health, education and economy sectors. He furthermore noted that the liberation remains a process and the Rwandan one still continues.

The UNMISS Upper Nile State coordinator (right on the photo), Madam Deborah Schein also appreciated the achievements made in Rwanda after Liberation war and 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. She hailed the Rwandan contribution to Peace Keeping Missions in different countries.

Kwibohora20 celebration event held at Rwanbatt2 Head Quarters in Malakal, South Sudan was marked by Rwanda Peacekeepers military parade, martial art, Rwandan traditional dance and speeches, among others.

Rwanbatt2 Commanding Officer (pictured above), Lt Col Lemuel Kayumba

UNMISS Upper Nile State coordinator (right on the photo), Madam Deborah Schein


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