Kinshasa, April 22, 2022 (CPA). The Superior Council of Traditional and Customary Authority of the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Éric Impion Foundation, signed, Thursday at Sultani the Kinshasa hotel, a memorandum of understanding on the promotion of memorial tourism, in the presence of the Minister of Tourism, Modero Nsimba Matondo during a meeting organized by these two structures in order to promote the Congolese culture, noted the CPA on the spot.
This meeting was intended to bring each person not only to the awareness of their origin, but also to the recognition of their almost lost identity. However, the agreement is part of the “Memorial tourism” project for its effective promotion.
In his word for the occasion, His Majesty Mfumu Difima, President of the Council, expressed his joy at the result of this partnership, adding that its implementation will allow in-depth research on the origins of each Congolese. His Majesty insisted on the promotion of our language which is the primary identity of Congolese culture. For his part, the president of the National Union of the Congolese Press (UNPC) Gaby Kuba reassured the traditional authorities of the effective monitoring of this project in terms of media support in order to reach all layers of the population.
As a result, he invited media professionals to take ownership for the success of this partnership. The Minister of Tourism pledges his support for the signed agreement speaking last, the Minister of Tourism, Modero Nsimba, congratulated the two parties for this initiative and the work that will be done, before promising his support as a State authority for its materialization.
“The ministry takes note of the signing of this agreement; we are going to accompany you and we will work together so that tomorrow we are not taught the history of our country but that we can teach it ourselves and that we do not go elsewhere to study it but that it is written and taught by the Congolese”, concluded the minister.
Also taking part in this ceremony, the Secretary General for Tourism, Jean Kingombe and the National President of the UNPC, Gaby Kubi.