A salute to Chaplain Rabbi Oscar Mike Lifshutz who arranged Zionist visionary Theodor Herzl's re-burial in Jerusalem's Mount Herzl in August 1949.
Rivlin was buried on what would have been her 74th birthday.
Architect Etan Kimmel served as keynote speaker at the Chinese design award ceremony, broadcast live across Chinese national TV channels.
The memorial ceremony for the late president was held at the Great Leaders of the Nation section of Jerusalem's Mount Herzl cemetery.
The incident took place on Sunday, with the four individuals refusing to visit the grave together with their unit on ideological grounds.
His commander called him "one of the best fighters" during his eulogy at the funeral.