Tsisekedi on an official visit to Windhoek
AA / Tunis / Hajer Cherni
Congolese President Félix Antoine Tshisegedi began an official visit to Windhoek, Namibia on Sunday, where he is scheduled to attend an extraordinary summit of the Southern African Community of Nations (SADC) security system, which opens on Monday, May 8.
This was announced by the Presidency of the Democratic Republic of Congo on its official Twitter page, saying that Tshiseked will review the security situation in eastern DRC.
As part of his tour, the Head of State will pay an official visit to Gaborone, the capital of Botswana, on Tuesday.
Sources in the Congolese Presidency say he will travel to the headquarters of the secretariat of this regional body, where he will be received by the Executive Secretary of SADC, Elias Makosi, the management of the SADC Secretariat and accredited ambassadors. For Botswana and the Republic of SADC”.
During his visit, Shisegedi will meet the President of the Republic of Botswana, Eric Mokwetsi.
Eastern Congo is one of the world’s worst-affected regions, with armed groups racing to control mining resources.
There are more than 5 million internally displaced people in the country. This year, the humanitarian community estimates that 3.6 million people in the DRC are at risk of severe malnutrition, including 903,000 children who may suffer from severe malnutrition.
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