Minister at the Presidency in Charge of National Defense, Veterans, and Disabled War Veterans Jacques Yvon Ndolou of Congo, Republic of the

Following the election, Jacques-Yvon Ndolou was appointed to replace Lekoundzou as Minister to the Presidency in charge of National Defense on 18 August 2002; Ndolou succeeded Lekoundzou in that position on 21 August.
Ndolou said he was committed to developing friendly relations with China and stepping up cooperation and development with the country in all fields.
Jacques Yvon Ndolou expressed his admiration for the achievements recorded by the Vietnamese people during the doi moi (renewal) process.
Major General Jacques Yvon Ndolou receives tour of tank units.