Rwandan community and friends of Rwanda living in Khartoum, Sudanese government officials and Members of the Diplomatic Community gathered at Hotel Salam Rotana on 9th April 2015 to mark the 21st commemoration of Genocide against the Tutsi.
THE PROGRAM STARTED WITH PRAYERS
FOLLOWED BY THE CANDLELIGHT,
A MINUTE OF SILENCE,
POEM CALLED LONG LIVE RWANDA BY HEMEDY NIYIBIZI,
FOLLOWED BY A SCREENPLAY OF A SHORT MOVIE AND,
REMARKS OF RWANDAN CHARGE D'AFFAIRES A.I,
REMARKS OF THE GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL(GUEST OF HONOR) AMBASSADOR BANNAQA
The commemoration event in El Fashir took place on 7th April, it was organized by Rwandan military, police and civilian components serving under UNAMID whereby other UNAMID officials and peacekeepers of different nationalities also joined them.
The program started with a 'Walk to Remember,'followed by prayers, a minute of silence, candlelight and speeches by the Rwandan Charge d'Affaires in Sudan and Maj Gen Balla Keita Deputy Force Commander who was the guest of honor.
Similar events took place in KABKABIYA, North Darfur, ZALINGEI, Central Darfur and in Abyei.