President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to leave for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Wednesday night to attend the 10th high-level meeting aimed at maintaining peace in the DRC and the region.
President Ramaphosa has been invited by his Congolese counterpart President Felix Tshisekedi.
The critical meeting in the Great Lakes region will focus on political and security cooperation as well as initiatives to broaden economic development and regional integration.
The regional oversight mechanism is the central body that meets once a year to review peace in the region.
Some of the countries that will attend include Angola, Burundi, Rwanda and Zambia.
President Ramaphosa is going to be accompanied by International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor.
The DRC is expected to hold elections in 2023: