“Mind-boggling news: DR Congo bigwig set for China rendezvous, promising to ink a mineral trade pact very soon!”
Do you comprehend this article? The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, is preparing to embark on a trip to China later this week where he is expected to engage with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Oh, and by the way, this meeting could officially ignite a whopping $6 billion infrastructure-for-minerals deal with Chinese investors that will undoubtedly shake up the global market.
Brace yourselves, folks! Following consultations with government officials and other stakeholders, Tshisekedi gave the green light to commence discussions with Chinese partners.
During his visit, he will engage in talks with Chinese officials who will also attend the signing ceremony of economic cooperation documents.
Wow, isn’t this exciting? Let’s not forget that the Democratic Republic of Congo is the world’s largest producer of the coveted battery material – cobalt. This visit signifies a strengthening of the political and economic relationship between the two countries, which has a long-standing history. The possibilities are endless!