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Official visit of Samia Suluhu: several areas of collaboration between Tanzania and DRC revealed

Kinshasa, August 20th, 2022 (CPA) – President Felix Antoine Tshisekedi and the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Samia Suluhu Hassan, discussed several areas in which their two countries would like to collaborate, following his official visit of nearly 4 hours, on Thursday at the City of African Union.

According to the joint release which sanctioned their exchanges, « the two Heads of State stressed the importance of infrastructure development projects and the need to increase cooperation in the construction of road and rail infrastructure, in order to further facilitate trade between the two countries.

These are, it is said, the areas of trade, investment, infrastructure, finance, energy, education, defence, security and immigration.

In this context, the two Heads of State welcomed the progress of the road project from Dar-es-Salam to Mwanza and Kigoma, which will link DRC and Burundi, passing through Musongati, Bujumbura, Uvira to at Kindu.

In the financial field, the two Heads of State noted with satisfaction the imminent opening of the Tanzanian Bank CRDB in Lubumbashi and Kinshasa.

Experts from the two countries are working hard on the agreements which will be signed soon, in Tanzania, in the presence of the two Heads of State, it is reported. ACP/Lys

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