SENEGAL-AFRICA-POLITICS / DRC: a government of 55 members announced five months after the re-election of Tshisekedi – Senegalese press agency

SENEGAL-AFRICA-POLITICS / DRC: a government of 55 members announced five months after the re-election of Tshisekedi – Senegalese press agency
SENEGAL-AFRICA-POLITICS / DRC: a government of 55 members announced five months after the re-election of Tshisekedi – Senegalese press agency

Dakar, May 29 (APS) – Judith Suminwa Tuluka, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, formed a 55-member government on Wednesday, two months after her appointment and five months after the re-election of President Félix Tshisekedi, several media announced .

The new government has six positions of deputy prime ministers, nine ministers of state and four delegate ministers. The outgoing government was made up of 57 members.

Among the changes noted in the composition of this government, the composition of which was read on the antennas of RTNC, the Congolese National Radio-Television, include the departure of the government of Christophe Lutundula, who held the position of Minister of Foreign Affairs, of Peter Kazadi, former holder of the Interior portfolio, and of Nicolas Kazadi in Finance.

Deputy Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Bemba is reappointed, but leaves the Ministry of Defense for that of Transport. He is replaced by Guy Kabongo Mwadianvita, former director general of the Official Journal of the DRC and close to President Tshisekedi.

The formation of the government team comes five months after the re-election for a second term of President Félix Tshisekedi and two months after the appointment of Prime Minister Judith Suminwa Tuluka, 56 years old.

Judith Suminwa Tuluka, 56, appointed on April 1, the former Minister of Planning is the first woman to head the government in the DRC, succeeding Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde, who resigned on February 21.

According to the Congolese Constitution, the new government will be able to take office after the National Assembly has approved the national program of Judith Suminwa Tuluka by an absolute majority.

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