AFD / France Group CEO expected in DRC to forge partnerships

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The Managing Director Rémy Rioux

Kinshasa, November 30th, 2021 (CPA). .- The general manager of the Agence française du développement (AFD) group and president of the International development fiance club (IDFC), Rémy Rioux, will perform in the DRC, from December 6 to 8, 2021, a visit to strengthen ties between France and governmental and non-governmental authorities, in a shared partnership approach to support the country’s sustainable and inclusive growth. According to the press release from the French Embassy in the DRC, reached the CPA on Friday, a few months after the Summit on the financing of African economies held in Paris last May, this trip will also be an opportunity for the Chief Executive Officer of AFD Group to meet the local entrepreneurial and financial fabric. Rémy Rioux, accompanied by representatives of one of AFD’s subsidiaries linked to the private sector, will also participate in the Makutano Forum which brings together economic actors from the DRC and Africa each year, before going, according to this report. source, meeting the beneficiaries of projects financed by AFD and civil society organizations, in the continuity of the new Africa-France Summit organized last October in Montpellier. He will also use his stay to devote himself to the major challenges shared by the international community and the DRC, in terms of environmental protection and the fight against the effects of climate change, in accordance with the commitment « 100% Accord Paris ”of the AFD group, after the COP 26 in Glasgow. ACP/