Newsletter
Weather
Community
English home Forum Photo Gallery Features Newsletter Archive   About US Help Site Map
China
World
Opinion
Business
Sci-Edu
Culture/Life
Sports
Photos
 Services
- Newsletter
- Online Community
- China Biz Info
- News Archive
- Feedback
- Voices of Readers
- Weather Forecast
 RSS Feeds
- China 
- Business 
- World 
- Sci-Edu 
- Culture/Life 
- Sports 
- Photos 
- Most Popular 
- FM Briefings 
 Search
 About China
- China at a glance
- China in brief 2004
- Chinese history
- Constitution
- Laws & regulations
- CPC & state organs
- Ethnic minorities
- Selected Works of Deng Xiaoping




Home >> World
UPDATED: 21:18, June 11, 2007
DRC reopens border with Republic of Congo to boost trade
font size    

The border between the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Congo in Luozi, Lower- Congo, which has remained closed for almost 10 years, reopened Sunday to the greater satisfaction of the people of the two countries.

The decision to reopen this border was taken by Simon Mbatshi Batshia, governor of Lower-Congo, in consultation with interior, decentralization and security minister Denis Kalume Numbi, in a bid to facilitate trade between the border populations of the two countries.

The region of Luozi in the DRC borders four departments in the Republic of Congo, notably Pool, Banza, Bouenza and Niari covering a total of 218 km. Out of the 10 administrative sectors in Luozi, six share a common border with the Republic of Congo.

The move is expected to contribute to the improvement of the socio-economic situation of the border populations of the two countries through enhancement of trade.

Source: Xinhua


Comments on the story Comment on the story Recommend to friends Tell a friend Print friendly Version Print friendly format Save to disk Save this



"Olympic Games in My Heart" English Contest

   Recommendation
- Text Version
- RSS Feeds
- China Forum
- Newsletter
- People's Comment
- Most Popular
 Related News
Manufacturers, Exporters, Wholesalers - Global trade starts here.

Dic

Versions:
Copyright by People's Daily Online, all rights reserved