Statement by NSC Spokesperson Emily Horne on Senior Administration Official Travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo


JANUARY 26, 2022

This week, Deputy National Security Advisor Daleep Singh will travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  He will be joined by National Security Council Senior Director for Africa Dana Banks and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Amy Holman. The trip underscores the Biden Administration’s commitment to partnering with African nations to solve global challenges and advance shared interests.

While in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mr. Singh will meet with senior government officials to discuss areas for expanded cooperation to address the global climate and COVID-19 crises, build diverse and resilient supply chains, and create conditions for more U.S. and international investment.

From Kinshasa, Mr. Singh will travel to Berlin, Germany to take part in the first G7 Sherpa Meeting of the German 2022 G7 Presidency.