The Indian VP arrived in the country on Sunday for a two-day visit aimed at deepening bilateral ties between India and Rwanda.
Today, Ansari visited Kigali Genocide Memorial, together with CNLG Executive Secretary, Dr Jean Damascene Bizimana, and Honore Gatera, the Memorial Manager to pay tribute to over a million victims fallen in the 1994 tragedy.
While honoring the victims of the 19945 Genocide at the memorial in Kigali, Ansari took to the gusts book and wrote a consolating and encouraging message as a sign of togetherness with Rwanda’s past hard times, so both sides understand each other’s history.
The moving tribute written by Indian VP Ansari in the guest book at Kigali Genocide memorial, left heart touching message in the guest book where he expressed his feelings in his statement.
“A visit to this memorial is a moving experience. On behalf of the Indian people and on my own behalf, I salute the resilience and the courage demonstrated by the Rwandan people to put behind the hatred and move ahead on a path of reconciliation and inclusion. It is a testament to an indomitable national spirit,” Ansari wrote in the guest book.
During the visit, Shri M Hamid Ansari laid the wreath in homage to the more than one million victims of Genocide against the Tutsi and observed a moment of silence to remember victims of the Genocide.
Later on, Ansari gave a donation to the Kigali Genocide Memorial after his visit.
Kigali Genocide Memorial is the final resting place for more than 250,000 victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi. It is a special place for remembrance and History learning, as well.