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Rwanda Defence Force Command and Staff College Observes the Independence Anniversaries of Allied Countries

Photo: The Commandant, Maj Gen JB Kazura (1st from the right) and other Staff and faculty members at attention, as the national anthem of Zambia is played to commemorate the Independence Day, 24 October 2017.

In line with College tradition, staff and students joined allied students of Uganda, Zambia and Czech Republic, whose independence anniversaries were celebrated in October 2017 to mark the days. Uganda’s 55th, Zambia’s 53rd and Czech Republic’s 99th Independence anniversaries were on the 9, 24 and 28 October 2017 respectively. On each of the days, the College organized refreshment for the entire College fraternity to commemorate the days. During the refreshment, national anthems of the various countries were played. This was followed by solidarity messages from representatives of countries celebrating their independence and from the Commandant of the College.

Photo: Lt Col JK SIYARETA, Directing Staff,Uganda (2nd from left)delivers a goodwill message on behalf of the Ugandan contingent, during their Independence Day celebration on 9 October 2017.

Photo: Lt Col P MUCHAYA allied student from Zambia (holding microphone), delivers solidarity message on Zambia’s Independence Day on 24 October 2017.

Photo: Maj O Abonyi (holding microphone),the first student allied student from Czech Republic, recounts the history of his country’s Independence in a solidarity message on 30 October 2017.

Photo: On 24 October 2017 the Commandant, Maj Gen JB Kazura (1st from right), addressing Staff and students during the Zambia Independence Day celebrations, emphasizing the achievements of international collaboration between the countries represented in the College and the need for military officers to be independent in their minds and skills.

Photo: The Chief Instructor, Col JC NGENDAHIMANA (9th from left, front row), Staff and allied students on Uganda’s 55th Independence Anniversary.

Photo: The Commandant, Staff and allied students on Zambian 53rd Independence anniversary.

Photo: Maj O Abonyi, student from Czech Republic flanked by Staff and allied students on the National day of 99th year his country’s Independence.

Photo: Staff and Students having refreshment during allied countries Independence Day Celebrations on 28 October 2017.