The Chinese Cultural Days started at the Ngoa-Ekelle National Assembly ceremonial hall on November 29, 2016.
Cameroonian Members of Parliament are discovering diverse aspects of the Chinese culture up to tomorrow, Thursday, December 1, 2016 within the framework of China Cultural Days that started at the National Assembly on November 29, 2016. The Cultural Days are organised by the Cameroon-China Parliamentary Friendship Group that is headed on the Cameroonian side by Hon. Gaston Komba.
The Senior Vice Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Hilarion Etong who chaired the opening ceremony on behalf of House Speaker, Hon. Cavaye Yeguie Djibril lauded the initiative and called on Cameroonian MPs to copy the example of the history of Chinese evolution characterized by key pillars such as patriotism, hard work and sacrifice for Cameroon’s emergence to be attained by 2035. He lauded Sino- Cameroon cooperation and highlighted the plans by China to construct Cameroon National Assembly’s new building in the near future. Hon. Hilarion Etong lauded China for its concrete actions in Cameroon exhibited through diverse cooperation projects already completed, ongoing and to be executed.
The Chinese Ambassador to Cameroon, Wei Wenhua said the Cultural Days would enable Cameroonian MPs discover aspects of Chinese culture such as dance, medicine, music and initiation to the learning of the Chinese language. He said China is Cameroon’s first commercial partner. The Ambassador cited infrastructure projects in Cameroon constructed by China, as well as ongoing ones a symbols of bilateral cooperation.