Ambassador Mike Hammer inaugurates American cultural center in Matadi

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Matadi, July 24th, 2021 (CPA).- The American Ambassador to the DRC, Mike Hammer on Wednesday inaugurated in the facilities of the Higher Institute of Commerce (ISC) of Matadi an American cultural center called “American Space Matadi”, in the presence the director general of this higher education establishment, Prof. Samuel Nsilu Matondo and his management committee, as well as heads of other higher education and university institutions in the area.

Mike Hammer indicated that the opening of American spaces in the DRC in general and particularly in the Kongo Central province are among the programs developed in the US Embassy in the DRC in order to consolidate a privileged partnership to initiate peace and prosperity. in the country.

The establishment of these American cultural centers throughout the national territory and in particular in Matadi, he stressed, is in order to facilitate trade, particularly commercial, economic, cultural, educational, sporting and political. between the United States of America and the DRC as well as the other English-speaking countries of the world.

« Apart from the other languages ​​spoken by the population of this port city, it would be important to add the English provided by American Space Matadi » he said, before reassuring that learning the language will give many opportunities. to the population of Matadi and its youth.

In his word for the occasion, the Director General of ISC / Matadi welcomed the visit of the American Ambassador who, he said, will consolidate relations between these two nations and allow scientists from ISC / Matadi and other institutions of higher learning and academia in the place to experience the realities of the American nation.

The United States ambassador to the DRC has been staying in Kongo Central province since Wednesday, where he is carrying out intense activities to boost American investments in this part of the country.

Shortly after arriving in Matadi, he had a working session with the Kongo Central provincial government led by Governor Atou Matubuana Nkuluki, before visiting the facilities at the international port of Matadi. ACP/Fng/nig