By Baron Henri Estramant, Brussels.
On 30 June 2014, His Excellency Ambassador Professor Sakanyi Henri MOVA celebrated the National Day of the Democratic Republic of Congo at the majestic venue of the Colonial Palace (Koloniënpaleis/Palais des Colonies) in Tervuren, Brussels. The Colonial Palace is a part of the Royal Museum for Central Africa which was founded under the auspices of King Leopold II of the Belgians.
The Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo to The Netherlands is resident in Brussels, and covers Belgium, Luxemburg as well as the EU.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the most populous officially Francophone country, the fourth most populous nation in Africa and the nineteenth most populous country in the world.
Pictures by Michael Sakombi