Face ro face between President Félix Tshisekedi-His Highness Mohammed Ben Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi


Kinshasa, October 10h, 2021 (CPA) .- The President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, on an official visit, since Saturday, October 9th, 2021, to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), had a bilateral meeting on Sunday with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, His Highness Mohammed Ben Zayed Al Nahyan. This meeting at the Abu Dhabi summit, it is announced, is the first stage of the planned working sessions, the second being set for Tuesday, October 12th in Dubai, where the Congolese Head of State, current President of the Union African, will once again carry high the voice of the continent at the “GLOBAL BUSINESS FORUM AFRICA”. The opportunity is thus seized by the President of the Republic to explore, with the business community of this country, the opportunities and the potential of investments in the DRC and in Africa. The President will also take advantage of Expo Dubai 2020-2021 to sell the image of Greater Congo.

The presence in the suite of President Félix Tshisekedi of a Congolese government delegation made up of officials from the ministries of Foreign Affairs, Town Planning and Housing, Hydrocarbons and Land Affairs, reflects the Head of State’s desire to bring back Emirati investors in their respective sectors, it is estimated. These members of the government, who arrived in Dubai before President Tshisekedi, deployed an intense activity on the spot: the Minister of Transport took part in the 5th World Symposium on Aviation Safety, while his colleagues from Land Affairs and Urban Planning have, as for to them, seized the opportunity to sign a memorandum of understanding with Emaar, a leading real estate developer. Some infrastructures built by this firm, in particular Emaar Beach Front, under construction, on the port of Dubai Creek, as well as the residential districts of Dubai Creek Harbor and Dubai Hills, were visited.

The President greeted by the UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs

 The President of the Republic Félix Tshisekedi Tshilombo arrived Saturday, October 9, 2021 in the United Arab Emirates by the presidential airport of Abu Dhabi where he was greeted, at the bottom of the bridge, by the Emirati Minister of Foreign Affairs, He Shaikh Shakbut Al Nahyan. The Head of State was greeted, on the Congolese side, by Deputy Prime Minister Christophe Lutundula, some members of the Government and the Chief of Staff of the President of the Republic, Guylain Nyembo, before a brief exchange at the presidential lounge in Abu Dhabi. The United Arab Emirates is a federal state created in 1971 and located in the Middle East, between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. It is made up of 7 Emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Sharjah, Dubai, Fujairah Ras el Khaimah Oumn al Qu’Alwan. Abu Dhabi is the federal capital, it is recalled.