MURAMVYA November 26th (ABP) – The Torch of Peace, 15th edition, was warmly welcomed in the afternoon of Wednesday, November 24 in Muramvya province (center-west of Burundi) from Mwaro province.
The handover and resumption ceremonies between the governors of the two provinces took place at the border located between the neighboring communes of Ndava and Rutegama, in the valley of Mpira, Gashingwa hill, in Rutegama commune, in the presence of elected officials, executives’ natives, heads of municipal services, officials of the defense and security corps, as well as a crowd of the population of the two administrative entities.
The caravan linked to the handing over and taking up of the torch between these two authorities was enhanced by the presence of the civilian chief of staff at the Presidency of the Republic, Chief Police Commissioner Gabriel Nizigama, a native of Rutegama commune.
The Torch of Peace then illuminated the works of public interest in the headquarters of Rutegama commune during the mixing of sand and rubble for the concreting of the interior of the slaughterhouse under construction in that locality.
After Rutegama commune, the Intwararumuri, accompanied by the governor of Muramvya, Mr. Diomède Nzambimana, elected representatives of the people and various officials of the province, visited the tea fields of the Lovimax factory of the economic operator Victor Girukwishaka. This factory intends to open its tea milling and exporting activities, said Mr. Girukwishaka when welcoming and presenting his projects to the intwararumuri in his tea fields.