1 The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Wavel Ramkalawan, will attend the 42nd Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government, to be held on 17-18 August 2022 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
2 The Summit is held under the theme: “Promoting Industrialization through Agricultural Processing, Mineral Beneficiation, and Regional Value Chains for Inclusive and Resilient Economic Growth.”
3 During that summit, an important decision will be the final procedures for the transformation of the SADC Parliamentary Forum into the SADC Parliament.
4 The president will leave the country on Tuesday, August 16, and will return on Thursday, August 18, 2022.
5 While he is in Kinshasa, the president will meet with members of the Seychellois community in that region.
6 Members of the public with relatives in the DRC can contact the Office of the President through the office of the Chief Press Secretary or the Diaspora Unit at the Department of Foreign Affairs to receive details of the meeting.