By Own Correspondent| President Emmerson Mnangagwa has congratulated Democratic Republic of Congo president-elect Felix Antoine Tshisekedi on his victory in the presidential elections in that country.
Mnangagwa congratulated the people of Congo for voting peacefully.
He also congratulated outgoing President Joseph Kabila for the manner in which his government conducted the election adding that he looks forward to working with Tshisekedi.
The Government and the People of Zimbabwe join me in conveying to you our most sincere congratulations following your victory in the presidential elections held in your country on December 30, 2018.
Your election is a clear testimony of the trust and confidence the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo repose in your leadership. I look forward to working closely with you as we explore avenues of enhancing bilateral cooperation as well as improve the trade relations that exist between our two countries.
At continental and multilateral levels, I affirm my commitment to working with you for the common good of both our peoples and the continent. I take this opportunity Dear Colleagues to wish you personal good health and success as you discharge the onerous duties of the highest office in the country. Please accept, Your Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.”