On 20th July 2014, the Rwandan community in Switzerland, Ambassadors and members of the diplomatic community in Geneva and friends of Rwanda celebrated the 20th anniversary of Rwanda’s liberation day under the theme “Kwibohora20: Together We Prosper.”
The reception was hosted by the Embassy of Rwanda in Switzerland and was attended by over 150 guests.
A former journalist at Radio Muhabura shared his experience during the liberation struggle.
The keynote address was delivered by H.E. Dr. Francois-Xavier Ngarambe, Ambassador of Rwanda to Switzerland. He remarked that 20 years after Rwanda’s liberation is an occasion to reflect both on the history of our country and on the bright future we are building together.
H.E. Dr. Ngarambe paid tribute to those who sacrificed their lives for the liberation of Rwanda and called on Rwandans particularly youth to honor the memory of those heroes by continuing to promote their vision of prosperity, dignity and equality for all Rwandans.
He shared many of the achievements of the country following liberation and attributed the success to the visionary leadership of H.E. Paul Kagame and the resilience of the Rwandan people.
The celebration concluded with performances by the Rwandan cultural group Urunana of Switzerland.