President Cyril Ramaphosa
has arrived in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
for a Working Visit.
This is President Ramaphosa's first visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo
since his election as President of the Republic of South Africa in February 2018.
The visits form part of a long-standing tradition in the SADC region whereby newly-elected Heads of State pay courtesy calls on the leaders of neighboring countries.
The President and his counterpart President Joseph Kabila Kabange
will discuss bilateral cooperation as well as political and security developments in the region and continent, as well as global issues of mutual concern.
This follows a successful working visit to the Republic of Zambia
where both President Ramaphosa
and his counterparts President Lungu
held bilateral discussions on cooperation; political and security developments in the region and continent, as well as global issues of mutual concern.
is accompanied by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms. Lindiwe Sisulu and Minister of State Security, Ms. Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba.
(With inputs from Media Statement)
Congo Dem. Rep.