Nearly three months after President Félix Tshisekedi’s tour of the east, his prime minister, Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde, has led a large government delegation since Saturday, August 21, in Ituri and northern Kivu, the two provinces that are under the state for five months.
as reported from Kinshasa, Patient Ligodi
The goal of this new assignment is to assess application of measures combat armed groups, measure the extent of the needs and, if necessary, readjust the response from the government and its partners if necessary.
This is followed by several reviews the effectiveness of the siege permit that the government has decided to initiate an evaluation of this measure. Several ministers are therefore part of the government delegation that came to the east.
Many ministers in the delegation It is first and foremost the ministers who are directly involved, such as the Minister of Defense, the Minister of Justice and the Deputy Minister of the Interior. communication, higher education and Deputy Foreign Minister.
In Bunia, the Prime Minister spoke to aid workers about the needs of more than a million displaced people and visited soldiers who were injured during the hunt for armed groups.
This Monday, he arrives in Beni, “the epicenter of terrorism in the region”, according to Communications and Media Minister Patrick Muyaya. This stage of Beni will be especially marked by work sessions with senior officers.
From Beni, the delegation will go to Goma where it will complete its journey. This mission comes almost three weeks after the General Inspectorate of the Army on the use of funds set aside for military operations.