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Presidentís Visit to Gitega
 
EAB PRESS 051006-2
October 6, 2005

[EAB Press - Burundi] On Monday 26th September the President of Burundi, Peter Nkurunziza, visited St. Lukeís Cathedral, Gitega, where he held a meeting with Church leaders and attended prayers led by Bishop John Nduwayo, along with the Roman Catholic Archbishop and Moslem leaders.

Speaking on the occasion, the President referred to his recent visit to the United Nations in New York and the World Bank, and their willingness to support education in Burundi. He also spoke of his appreciation of the work of the Church, and called for joint action with the government to develop a national curriculum and educational programmes for all schools.