The Tanzanian ambassador to the DRC, Said Juma Mshana, who was visiting Bukavu, the capital of Sud-Kivu province, exchanged on Monday, April 3, with the interim governor Robert Byancanda regarding the construction project of the DRC-Burundi-Tanzania railway.
The two personalities discussed the progress of the project, which aims to facilitate transport, movement of people and goods, trade between the three countries, and also boost the economy of the sub-region, facilitate markets and investments.
This project aims to construct a railway line leaving Dar-es-Salaam and passing through Burundi, crossing Uvira until Kindu in the DRC. On the other hand, a railway and road in Tanzania will connect Lubumbashi-Kalemie-Moba and Moba-Kisangani.
According to the Tanzanian ambassador to the DRC, his visit to Sud-Kivu is also part of consolidating economic cooperation and good relations between Tanzania and the DRC, as learned from the communication cell of the Sud-Kivu Governorate.