Prime Minister Sama Lukonde and customary chiefs discuss the development project for 145 territories

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Kinshasa, March 7th, 2022 (CPA).- Prime Minister Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde discussed, Saturday, at the Primature on the development project at the base of the 145 territories with the traditional authorities of the DRC, grouped within the National Alliance of Traditional Authorities of the Congo (ANATC). The president of this corporation, Mwami Mwenda Bantu Munongo, who led the delegation, told the press that the customary chiefs who discussed with the Prime Minister on the specific problems of their respective entities, are eager to see this program materialize. quickly. Mwami Mwenda Bantu Munongo who had by his side the customary prince Évariste Bekanga Bokuta Botshitshi, also said that they promised their support to the head of government for his materialization.

The president of ANATC, Mwami Mwenda Bantu and his secretary general, the customary prince Évariste Bekanga Bokuta presenting a present to the Prime Minister

The Prime Minister was very receptive and encouraged us to work for the development of our entities. We presented to him our needs to support the government in the development process of our country. He promised to collaborate directly with the customary chiefs for the well-being of the Republic,” he explained. The Prime Minister, Sama Lukonde, it is recalled, launched the development project at the base of the 145 territories in Kenge (Kwango) and Songololo (Kongo Central) in October 2021. It should be launched in the coming days in other provinces of the DRC. Valued at 1.66 billion US dollars, this project aims to improve the living conditions of Congolese rural populations. CPA/