Ludovic Ngatsé, Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget, received, on Tuesday 16 June 2020 in Brazzaville, two delegations of donors, namely: that of the Agency for the Regulation of Transfers of Funds (ARTF), led by its Director General, Robert Jean Raphaël Massamba-Debate; and that of the New Apostolic Church in Congo, led by the Reverend Apostle, Aldin BifigaMakoundi, Leading Minister of this religious community.
From Monday 15 to Friday 19 June 2020, in the premises of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 45 tax managers and cashiers from the Large Enterprises Unit (UGE) and the Medium Enterprises Unit (UME) will be trained in the use of the E-TAX project (new Online Payment System for Duties, Taxes and Fees) which will soon replace the old SYSTAF system.
Estimated at CFAF 182 billion with the contribution of the London Club which joined the initiative, this debt will now be reinvested in the Congolese economy, social and hospital modernization. Similarly, it will be used mainly to deal with the current pandemic and those that may arise. This good news was given on 10 June 2020 by the Minister Delegate for the Budget, Ludovic Ngatsé, who was received on the 8 p.m. news. It is within the framework of the initiative for the suspension of debt service, taken by the betting club in favour of certain African countries including Congo, that this salutary decision was taken. Here is the interview granted by the Minister Delegate for the Budget Ludovic Ngatsé to journalists from the national and international press.
A meeting to present the E-PAY-CONGO platform was chaired, Thursday 11 June 2020, in the Ministry of Finance in Brazzaville, by Sylvain Lékaka, Director of Cabinet of the Budget Minister Delegate, Ludovic Ngatsé.
Two cheques were received on Tuesday, 9 June 2020, at the Ministry of Finance and Budget, by Ludovic Ngatsé, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Finance and Budget, Calixte Nganongo.
Calixte Nganongo, Minister of Finance and Budget, chaired the 13th meeting of the Steering Committee (COPIL) for public finance reform projects, in the presence of his colleague Ludovic Ngatsé, Budget Delegate. The agenda covered the minutes of the Steering Committee of the previous meeting; the update on the SIGFIP (Integrated Public Finance Management System), E-TAX (Tax Management System) and NIU (Unique Identification Number) projects, the status of implementation of the reform projects, and miscellaneous.
The 2nd meeting of the National Committee of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) of the Republic of Congo was held at the Ministry of Finance and Budget, on Monday 8 June 2020, in Brazzaville, under the chairmanship of the Minister Delegate to the Minister of Finance and Budget, in charge of the Budget, Ludovic Ngatsé, representing Calixte Nganongo, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the National Committee.
The Minister of State, Minister of the Economy, Industry and Public Portfolio, Mr Gilbert Ondongo, Chairperson of the Task Force, and his colleague, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Finance and Budget, in charge of the Budget, Mr Ludovic Ngatsé, carried out a working mission to Pointe-Noire on 29 and 30 May 2020.
Opened by Sylvain Lékaka, Director of Cabinet of the Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget, and closed by Ludovic Itoua, Director General of Taxes and State Property, the Awareness-raising workshop for the launch of the new Tax Management System (E-TAX), was held on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 in the conference room of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Brazzaville.