President Paul Kagame will award the inaugural National Order of Friendship medals (Igihango) on Saturday to nine individuals in recognition of their exemplary service to the nation.
The National Order of Outstanding Friendship is awarded to distinguished individuals who performed specific outstanding acts in promoting friendship and cooperation between Rwanda and other countries, as well as acts that promoted the dignity and honor of the People and Nation of Rwanda, on the international scene,” the Minister of Culture, Julienne Uwacu has said.
This awarding ceremony, is governed by the Presidential Order determining the nature, awarding and declaration of national orders.
Besides Igihango, other National Orders are National Order Of Honour (Agaciro), National Order Of Performance (Indashyikirwa), National Order Of Culture (Indangamirwa) and National Order Of Bravery (Indengabaganizi).Src: Igihe
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