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The World Bank renews its commitment to support free education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo



 Today, Saturday, the World Bank renewed its commitment to support free basic education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, during a session of talks between Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi and World Bank Vice President for Eastern and Southern Africa, Hafez Ghanem, through video conference .. Ghanem confirmed the World Bank’s commitment to support Institutional reforms initiated under President Tshisekedi.


According to the local radio, during this meeting, the two sides discussed issues related to economic and judicial reforms, as well as efforts to achieve the current stability of the macroeconomic framework, in addition to the World Bank's support for the Democratic Republic of the Congo in combating major epidemics, especially the emerging Corona pandemic and the Ebola virus disease.



Hafez Ghanem emphasized that the World Bank is ready to continue providing assistance to the Democratic Republic of the Congo within the framework of its program known as “Fragility, Conflict and Violence Risks”. He states that there are about four million children who are not enrolled in school in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, mainly because families You cannot afford the tuition fees.

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