Welcome visit from the Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

14 August 2017

The Executive Director, Mr José Sette, was honoured to welcome Her Excellency Ms Marie-Marguerite Ndjeka Opombo to the ICO this week. Accompanied by Mr Corneille Tabalo, the Congo Embassy’s official representative to the ICO, this visit provided a valuable opportunity to discuss the country’s coffee sector development strategy for which the ICO will lend its support. Her Excellency also congratulated Mr Sette on his appointment as ICO Executive Director and extended an invitation for him to visit the Democratic Republic of Congo next year.
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