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Peng Qiming met with Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

2022-07-28 11:00:19

China Mining

BEIJING, July. 6 (Chinamining)--Peng Qiming, Party Secretary and President of China Mining Association, met with Balumuene Nkuna Franois, Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to China online. They have held cordial and friendly exchanges on the upcoming 24th China Mining Conference and Exhibition, as well as the future bilateral mining cooperation.
Peng introduced the history of CMA briefly, he hopes that China and the Democratic Republic of the Congo could conduct extensive and in-depth cooperation in geological survey, mineral exploration, mining development, mine construction and environmental protection, so as to improve the well-being of the people and build a community with a shared future between the two countries. 2022 The 24th China Mining Conference and Exhibition will be held online from September 21st to 23rd. As the organizer of the conference, China Mining Association put forward several invitations to the Embassy.  First, we sincerely invite the Ambassador Of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to attend the opening ceremony; Second, we invite the Ambassador to be a guest of the talk show. Third, we would like to invite the Embassy to participate in the construction of the online national pavilion.

Ambassador Balumuene said in his speech that Congo (DRC) has many major mineral resources including cobalt, lithium and diamond and is one of the countries with the richest mineral resources in the world. In addition, the DRC has established a standard mining system and strong preferential policies to welcome investors from China and other parts of the world. At present, the cooperation between the two countries covers mining, infrastructure and transportation construction and enjoys broad prospects. The DRC side hopes to create local jobs and increase raw material exports through cooperation with Chinese mining enterprises, so as to benefit the people. He also stressed that the DRC will actively participate in the activities of  China Mining, continuously promote the exploration of mineral resources, and push forward the economic development of the DRC.
The meeting was also attended by other leaders and relevant staff of China Mining Association, as well as the Counselor and Secretary of the Embassy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to China.