President Félix Tshisekedi reiterates the need to work for the general interest


Kinshasa, July 24th, 2021 (CPA).– The President of the Republic, Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, reminded the ministers of the need to work for the general interest and for the public good, in his speech to orient the action. of the government Sama Lukonde, delivered Thursday, at the opening of the Government Seminar, at the Kempisky Fleuve Congo Hotel, in the commune of Gombe.

The Head of State, in his concise speech, reiterated to the « Warriors » to transcend their affiliations and interests as well as to avoid operating for the benefit of a small circle of people.

« There is no room for the whims of some moral authorities … », he insisted, before urging members of the government not to conform to the will of their groups or political parties.

This seminar, whose theme is « Creating a dynamic of change through the culture of excellence and results-based management », also aims to strengthen the cohesion of the government team, improve management and good governance to make more effective public action geared towards improving the social conditions of the population.

Satisfied after his speech …

Speaking to the press, on the sidelines of this seminar, the Deputy Prime Minister in charge of the Public Service, Modernization of the Administration and Innovation of the Public Service, Jean-Pierre Lihau, welcomed the speech of the President of the Republic, Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo.

“The government operates on the basis of the principle of uniqueness and solidarity, the government is one and indivisible. Therefore, the President of the Republic is right to recall the need not to be divided on the essential and not to be in the posture of the defense of partisan interests. We are there to work for the triumph of the general interest, that is the government’s battle, to act for the triumph of the general interest over any other interest, over all partisan interests, ”said the Minister of Public service.

On occasion, he reminded his fellow ministers that when one joins the government, one ceases to be a member of a political camp.

“From the moment you are a member of the government, you stop claiming to be a member of a political party or a political camp. We are there to defend the interests of the people, and our action must fall within this framework. And the President of the Republic was clear and precise « , he maintained.

Speaking about the government seminar, he expressed the hope that it will help consolidate the links between the ministers and the unity around the President of the Republic.

« I believe that this seminar will help us to consolidate the inter-ministeriality but also, the solidarity between the members of the government and the uniqueness around the head of the government, to act each in the respect of his circle of competences to be able to materialize the vision of His Excellency the President of the Republic for the good of the Nation”, underlined the Minister of Public Service.

This government seminar in which all the ministers of the Sama Lukonde Kyenge government participate, it is recalled, takes place from July 22nd to 24th, 2021. Experts will meet with members of the government on several themes, in particular related to management and good governance. ACP/Fng/nig