COMMEMORATION CEREMONY OF ELECTROGAZ STAFF VICTIMS OF THE 1994 GENOCIDE AGAINST THE TUTSI

Kigali, 6th April 2016 - PRESS RELEASE 

COMMEMORATION CEREMONY OF ELECTROGAZ STAFF VICTIMS

OF THE 1994 GENOCIDE AGAINST THE TUTSI 

Annually, Rwanda Energy Group Limited (REG Ltd) with Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC) organize a memorial event to remember the former ELECTROGAZ employees who were victims of the genocide against the Tutsi in 1994. Twenty two years ago, ELECTROGAZ lost around 172 of its employees, horrifically killed simply because they were Tutsi.

This year, the 22nd commemoration Ceremony in honor of these victims of the genocide against the Tutsi will take place on 15th April 2016 at REG Ltd headquarters.

In a similar development, the Management and staff of REG shall on 12th April 2016 join the residents of Jali Sector in the commemoration of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi and REG Ltd shall help in the rehabilitation of the Rubingo genocide memorial located in Jali Sector, Gasabo District. The rehabilitation by Rwanda Energy Group Limited (REG Ltd) shall take 22,933,069 Rwf.

BELOW IS THE DETAILED PROGRAM FOR THE COMMEMORATION EVENT:

Ø  15th April 2016:

1.30pm-2.30pm: Walk to remember (REG HQs – La galette supermarket - Prison 1930

                           – Roundabout – Rubangura building – REG HQs)

2.30pm-2.50pm: Arrival of invitees at REG H/Q

2.50pm-3.00pm: Arrival of Guest of Honor

3.00pm-3.05pm: Prayer

3.05pm-3.06pm: A minute of silence for the Victims of the genocide against the Tutsi

3.06pm-3.10pm: Welcome speech by the CEO of REG Ltd

3.10pm-3.15pm: Paying tribute at the Memorial site of ELECTROGAZ Victims of the

                        Genocide against the Tutsi

3.15pm-3.35pm: ELECTROGAZ victims’ commemoration song performance 

3.35pm-4.00pm: Victims’ name reading ceremony

4.00pm-4.15pm: Song performance

4.15pm-4.30pm: Testimony by former ELECTROGAZ Staff

4.30pm-4.40pm: Song performance

4.40pm–5.10pm: Talk on “Role of the management in public institutions

                          in planning of the genocide against of the Tutsi”

5.10pm-5.20pm: Remarks by IBUKA Representative

5.20pm-5.30pm: Remarks by CNLG Representative

5.30pm–5.35pm: Welcome to the Guest of Honor (by CEO – WASAC)

5.35pm-5.50pm: Keynote by the Guest of Honor

5.50pm-6.00pm: Song performance

 

6.00pm            : End

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