Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has expressed interested to cooperate with Angola in the oil field to develop the sector, after the newly discovered product in the neighboring country.
This desire was communicated by the representative of the DRC President, Musha-Galalusa Mihigo Marius on Tuesday in Luanda.
Musha-Galalusa Marius said so to the press granted by Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, to whom he delivered a letter from his counterpart, Felix Tshisekedi.
He said he was uninformed of the content of the letter, but highlighted that with the discovery of the oil in DRC his government is interested in the Angolan experience, given the “great potential” it has.
Angola is one of Africa’s largest oil producers. The country started exploration 63 years ago, with DRC’s first discoveries date backing to about five years ago.
DRC official also spoke of the two countries’ interest in strengthening relations in a wide range of fields, particularly investment in agriculture, infrastructure, mining, and energy.
Felix Tshisekedi was elected President of DRC on the 25th of January 2019.