The Minister of the Economy, Planning and Regional Development Alamine Ousmane Mey , has received the British High Commissioner to Cameroon His Excellency Dr. Christian Dennys McClure at his Ministerial Cabinet in Yaounde.
The Audience which took place on the 30th of September 2021,was an opportunity for the British High Commissioner to Cameroon, to appreciate and revise the cooperation ties between Cameroon and Great Britain, and update him on the recent appointments of some key dignitaries in the British Government for Africa and Cameroon.
His Excellency Dr. Christian Dennys McClure, reported on the newly appointed Sepcial Trade Envoy of Britain, Jeffrey Donaldson, to Cameroon, as announced last month by the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Mr Jeffery Donaldson also conveyes a strong interest to visit Cameroon and to have a good orientation on how to best enhance the trade cooperation between both countries. Also on the list was the information on the new Minister for Africa Vicky Ford who has equally expressed much interest in visiting Cameroon and has plans in the domains of Trade and the welfare of the Cameroonian woman and the girl-child.
With regards to enriching both Governments' collaboration with the newly appointed staff, Minister Alamine Ousmane Mey, explained that the whole idea will be to pursue the implementation of the pillars of Cameroon's National Development Strategy for 2021-2030, in a bid to ensure better evaluation and greater efficiency.
The audience was equally a time for the Minister of the Economy Planning and Regional Development to present the input of the Financial Institutions that intervene in Cameroon, which he noted overall, as satisfactory. He gave as examples the case of the African Development Bank that has aligned its plan of action in conformity with the National Development Strategy 2021-2030 and the World Bank that has been and is financing specific overarching projects in Cameroon and with whom Cameroon is working to address major reforms in diverse sectors.
The Minister of the Economy, appreciated Britain's faithful cooperation with Cameroon and expressed interest in preparing for the visit of the new team from Great Britain to Africa which will enable both teams to explore wide range of trade and cooperation opportunities in perspective.