DRC Prime Minister discusses peace and security

March 10, 2016 OPINION/NEWS


Darell Maurice

Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo earlier this week met with a delegation of notables from the provinces of North Kivu, South Kivu and Ituri on the security situation in the eastern part of the country.

The spokesman of the delegation, Vital Kamerhe said “together with the Prime Minister, we have expressed the will to find a lasting solution to this recurring problem and foster a peaceful co-existence between the Hutu and Nande communities. These must work so as to denounce all those who seek to infiltrate.”

The head of delegation of host Matata Ponyo welcomed the involvement of the head of government, saying it “has taken note of all the complaints submitted, in order to have a common understanding and to take immediate steps to start security operations.”

Through the delegation, the Prime Minister urged members of both communities, the Nande and Hutu, for restraint, conviviality and denunciation of all trouble makers.

Attentive to all of these complaints, the Prime Minister Matata Ponyo, assured that the armed forces of the DRC, the National Congolese Police and other security agencies will be involved, in the shortest time, to restore the order and security in this part of the country.







Darell Maurice

Darell Maurice is a Journalist based in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital city Kinshasa and works for Canal7kintv. He also blogs here.


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