The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is benefiting from an immediate provision of one billion USD and 30 armored military vehicles from the United Arab Emirates, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, vice-president, told reporters. Supreme Commander of the Emirati armed forces, Ben Zayed Al-Nahyane, at the end of the exchanges he had with President Félix Tshisekedi, on October 10, 2021, on investment opportunities in Congolese territory in infrastructure, security, l energy, defense, health and mining, in particular.
The tactical armored vehicles are intended to support the DRC in the fight against terrorism, particularly in its eastern part (North Kivu, South Kivu and Ituri), reports the presidential press.
Also announced, the imminent signing of the memoranda of understanding at the stage of Dubai where President Félix Tshisekedi is expected, before going to the sixth edition of the Global Business Forum (GBF) Africa, organized on the sidelines of the Expo 2020 Dubai (October 13-14) by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in partnership with Expo 2020 Dubai under the theme “Transformation Through Trade”.
Recall that the Congolese Head of State received, on September 11 in Kinshasa, His Highness Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, who came to send him greetings from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, the President and Crown Prince. from Abu Dhabi. A visit also focused on warming bilateral relations with a view to establishing closer cooperation.