Thursday, February 14, 2019, in the banquet hall of the divisional Directorate of Customs of Ouesso, the Minister of Finance and Budget, Calixte Nganongo, called the officials and agents of the Customs, Tax and Treasury Administration to break with the old practices of the past and to show professionalism.
“I call up on you to make a clean sweep of the past. It takes a real break. Quarrelling does not make sense. What I would like is a Customs, Tax and Treasury Administration, worthy of the name, as we see in the great countries. We are able to do it. Someone told me: ‘’you are not going to remake Congo’’. I totally agree with him: but we can make Congo ». This is a summary of the appeal of the Minister of Finance and Budget, Calixte Nganongo.
In addition, the responsible Minister has called his constituents to professional ethics, diligence, punctuality, availability and the obligation of reserve.
In a nutshell, the year 2019 has been declared « start-up year of reforms» that he has initiated with a view to simplifying recovery operations and securing State revenue. To be successful, these reforms are going through the computerization of financial departments; Calixte Nganongo wants to work with men and women who are ready to take the train of these reforms. Hence, the call to give up with malpractices.
The Press office of the Ministry of Finance