The new Rwandan Ambassador to Belgium, Robert Masozera was, over the weekend, officially introduced to the Rwandan Diaspora at a function held in Brussels.
According to the embassy, over 600 Rwandans attended the event that was also accompanied by celebrations to mark the 17th liberation anniversary.
Masozera, who formerly headed the Diaspora Directorate in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, replaced Gerard Ntwari, who was transferred to the newly created embassy in Senegal.
The event attracted the Rwandan community in Belgium and heads of diplomatic missions accredited to Brussels.
A statement from the embassy indicates the newly elected president of the Rwanda Diaspora in Belgium, Emmanuel Twagilimana, used the opportunity to unveil his plans for 2011-2012.
The function, held at the Rwanda House was also attended by members of the Belgian parliament.
The Chargé d'Affaires at the Embassy, Faustin Musare, spoke about the theme for the 17th Liberation Day anniversary ‘Shaping our Destiny’.
The event was marked by cultural dances and testimonies about Rwanda’s liberation struggle.