On Friday, March 25, 2022, the last day of its consultation mission to Congo-Brazzaville, the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group Executive Directors' delegation visited the Maloukou Tréchot Special Economic Zone (SEZ), where the road-rail bridge that will link it to Kinshasa (DRC) will be built, as well as the Kintele International Conference Centre, where the AfDB Annual Meetings will be held in May 2026. At the end of this consultation mission, the head of delegation, Mbuyamu Ilankir Matungulu, spoke to the press about the visit.
The Congolese Minister of Finance, Budget and Public Portfolio, Rigobert-Roger Andely, on Monday, March 21, 2022, received a delegation of 10 Executive Directors from the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group. The delegation led by Mbuyamu Ilankir Matungulu, AfDB Executive Director for the Central Africa Group, was accompanied by two Directors General of the AfDB-Central Africa Region.
On Monday 21 March 2022 in Brazzaville, Rigobert Roger Andely, Congolese Minister of Finance, Budget and Public Portfolio, representing the Government, signed a Memorandum of understanding for the payment of Congo's debt to Dangoté cement Congo S.A., represented by Ravi Iyer, Managing Director.
On Friday 11 March 2022 at the headquarters of the Bank of Central African States (BEAC) in Brazzaville, the National Economic and Financial Committee (CNEF) of Congo-Brazzaville held its first quarterly meeting. It was chaired by the Minister of Economy, Planning, Statistics and Regional Integration, Ingrid Olga Ghislaine Ebouka-Babackas.
Rigobert Roger Andely, Minister of Finance, Budget and Public Portfolio, assisted by his colleague Ludovic Ngatsé, in charge of the Budget, opened on Monday 1 March 2022 in Brazzaville, the workshop for the improvement of the information system of the tax administration, notably the E-TAX Project (Integrated Tax Management System). The workshop was attended by Mrs. Korotoumou-Ouattara, Representative of the World Bank (WB) in Congo, the institution in charge of the Integrated Public Sector Reforms Project (PRISP).
On Monday 14 February 2022 in Brazzaville, the Minister Delegate for Budget, Ludovic Ngatsé, announced the Congolese government's commitment to pay its arrears under the Debt Reduction and Development Contract (C2D) by mid-June 2022.
This Financing Agreement for the construction of the Maloukou SEZ was signed on 11 July 2021. However, due to Covid-19's health restrictions, the exchange of initials only took place on Monday 14 February 2022, in the meeting room of the Ministry of Finance, Budget and Public Portfolios, in Brazzaville, between the Congolese Minister of Finance, Rigobert Roger Andely, and the Director General of this bank, Sidi Ould Tah. Following this exchange of initials, Minister Rigobert Roger Andely spoke to the press in the following interview.
The presentation of the dematerialized tax stamp (TFD) took place on Monday 14 February 2022 at the Chamber of Commerce of the Ocean City, in the presence of Pierre-Edwige Celine Nguimbi Monguia, Director of Land Taxation and State Property Registration and Head of project, and Jean François Oboa, Divisional Director of Taxation.
On Thursday, February 10, 2022 in Brazzaville, Jean-Pierre Nonault, Director General of National Financial Institutions (DGIFN), was in front of the General Managers of Insurance companies operating in Congo. This meeting was marked by the presence of Serge William Landry Massembo Doumou, General Manager of the Insurance and Reinsurance Company of Congo (ARC) and President of the Professional Association of Insurance Companies in Congo (APSACO).
On Thursday 10 February 2022 at the Brazzaville Chamber of Commerce, the Minister Delegate for the Budget, Ludovic Ngatsé, met with the heads of tax structures of the Brazzaville Department. The purpose of this first meeting at the beginning of the year was to appeal to and encourage the Minister to reach the fiscal forecasts for the current year.