The President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, courtesy of the Congolese Government

Congolese President Kabila invited to Belgium to mark First World War Centenary

Posted on centenarynews.com on 05 October 2013
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Camer reports that the Belgian Government has invited the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Joseph Kabila, to attend First World War Centenary commemorations in Belgium.

The Belgian Prime Minister, Elio Di Rupo, has also invited his counterpart, Augustin Matata Ponyo Mapon. The invitation is in recognition of the role played by the Force Publique, or the Congolese Army of Belgium, which fought during the First World War. 

To read the full article, visit the French language Camer website here.

Date of article publication: 25/09/2013

Posted By: Anna Bearfield, Centenary News