DRC to submit security report to SADC
Minister of Foreign Affairs Wylbur Simuusa says authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have indicated that they will soon submit a report to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on measures taken to address security concerns raised by international truck drivers who transport goods to and from that country. Mr Simuusa said security concerns raised by international truck drivers are noticeable and should be urgently resolved by authorities in the DRC. He also said SADC government officials in charge of transport will be discussing the matter at a forthcoming SADC meeting."It is expected that the DRC will submit a report on measures being put in place to safeguard truck drivers while in that country," Mr Simuusa said. He said in an interview in Chingola on Sunday that Government is in close contact with the DRC government through the Zambian consulate in Lubumbashi over the matter. Four drivers have been murdered on the DRC side of Kasumbalesa border and another one has been killed on the Zambian side.