The event was also attended by different heads of missions accredited to Moscow.
Rwanda’s Ambassador to Russia, Dr. Mujawamariya Jeanne d’Arc requested everyone to honor RPF Inkotanyi soldiers for stopping the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, liberating the country from oppressive regime and raising the country’s flag to an international repute.
She said that all should consolidate the gains realized with regards to economic transformation, good governance, improved wellbeing, judiciary sector emanating from sacrifice and commitment of Rwandans.
“As Rwandans, we attach great importance to the liberation of our nation because it has a strong foundation on sacrifices of Rwandans to liberate the country from bad governance that currently everyone takes pride to have Rwanda as a home,” said Mujawamariya.
“No one ever thought Rwanda’s progress would be at this extent following the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Let’s honor all these Rwandans who liberated the country which has become a role model for good governance in the region, Africa and worldwide,” she added.
Mujawamariya reminded the youth present at the event on advises of President Paul Kagame during a press conference preceding the Liberation Day, where he said that there should be no point where Rwandans feel like they have arrived but rather should be concerned with more progress and consolidating gains.
Director of Department of Africa relations at Russia Foreign Ministry Kemarsky Andrey Vadimovich wished all Rwandans and their friends a happy Liberation Day. He said that Rwanda, Russia relations have reached greater heights in education, health, investment and trade sectors among others which Vadimovich observed as a reflection that Rwanda is Russia’s trusted friend in terms of cooperation.
He assured participants that both countries shall keep working together for mutual benefits of their citizens.