Item 1966 - National Order in the Class of Grand Gordon from the Republic of Burundi

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ZA COM MR-T-1-3-1966


National Order in the Class of Grand Gordon from the Republic of Burundi


  • 1 July 2012 (Creation)

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certificate and medal

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, Date received: 20/08/12 , Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 20/08/12

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The National Honour of the Republic of Burundi on the occassion of Fifty years of Independence

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Medal and certificate from the President of Burundi issued on the 1st of July 2012 on the occassion of 50 years of independence.
The medal is in a black box; on a green/white/red/white/green ribbon. Gold laurel wreath with a 6 pointed star, red shield in the middle.
The certificate in prented on yellow paper, green en gold border. The flag of Burundi in the left hand corner and the 50th anniversary logo in the right hand corner. The text in black and red reads:
Republic du Burundi
Presidence de la Republique
Imyaka mirongo itanu y'ukwikkukira kw Uburndi
Certificat de discernement
de l'ordre national
de la republique

Nous sourssignes, Pierre Kkurunziza,
President de la Republique et Grand Chancelier des
Ordres Natinaux discernons a la classe
de Grand Gordon et a titre d'etranger
Son Excellance Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
Bujumbura, 1 July 2012
The President of the Republic
Pierre Nkurunziz

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0559

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