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Rwanda Peacekeepers conduct community work- Umuganda- with Bangui Residents

Bangui, 26 November 2016-Rwanda Peacekeepers (Rwanbatt3) serving under the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA), on 26 November 2016 conducted a joint community work with local population at YAKITE Primary School of Bangui City.

The School is located between Christian and Muslim Communities, in the 3rd District (3ième Arrondissement).  

The aim of choosing the site for the community work was to encourage parents to bring back their kids to school.

The Central African Republic’s Minister for National Education Hon Noure MOUKADAS who officiated the exercise expressed gratitude Rwanda Peacekeepers for their initiative and participation in the community work.

“I strongly commend your initiative of bringing these communities together, which indicates that you have moral concern for our people and we appreciate so much”, Hon Moukadas was quoted saying.

On behalf of the Rwanbatt3 CO, the Unit Second in Command (XO), Maj G KARASIRA thanked present Christian and Muslim local communities, local leaders and Government officials for their continued collaboration. He also thanked Rwanbatt3 personnel for their participation in the community work.

Besides Hon Noure Moukadas, other officials who participated in the Community work included Hon HENRI TAGO, member of CAR’s parliament, local leaders, Rwanbatt3 Senior and Junior Officers, among others.

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