The staff at I&M Bank visited Kigali Genocide Memorial on June 9 to pay their respects to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.
They held discussions regarding the 1994 genocide, how the country healed from it, and what lessons are learned from the country’s dark history. The commemoration ceremony kicked off at I&M Bank Head offices, where the Bank’s directors, management, and families laid wreaths beneath a tombstone with the names of the 25 employees of former BCR killed during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.
The Chief Executive Officer of I&M Bank, Robin Bairstow, acknowledged the 25 employees of former BCR that lost their lives during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and commended the efforts of the Rwandan government in rebuilding the nation.
He conveyed the Bank’s support of initiatives that foster development and commemoration.
Bairstow said: “The progress and transformation we have witnessed in Rwanda are a testament to the strong spirit of its people and their unwavering determination to create a society rooted in peace, prosperity and unity.
“We pledge our unwavering support to the government of Rwanda as they continue to shape a nation that exemplifies progress, inclusion and unity.”