The Minister of External Relations, Lejeune Mbella Mbella on January 13, 2021 had discussions with the Ambassador of China to Cameroon, Wang Yingwu.
The Ambassador of China to Cameroon, Wang Yingwu during discussions with Cameroon’s Minister of External Relations, Lejeune Mbella Mbella on January 13, 2021 expressed the profound gratitude of his country to the Cameroon government for assisting Chinese who had fled the instability in the Central African Republic and found refuge in Cameroonian Eastern border town of Garoua-Boulai.Read also : Reconstruction of the South West Region : Japan Pledges Support
Over 4, 500 people fled the instability in the Central African Republic to Garoua-Boulai, among whom were 150 Chinese. President Paul Biya on Sunday, January 10, 2021 dispatched the Minister of Territorial Administration, Paul Atanga Nji to assure the affected Chinese of Cameroon’s hospitality. Besides the message of concern from President Paul Biya, Minister Atanga Nji also handed to the Chinese materials of basic necessities and financial assistance to enable them survive the difficult situation.Read also : Regional Council By-Election : Two Lists Retained
It was in recognition of the concern, hospitality and assistance the stranded Chinese received from Cameroon’s Head of State, Paul Biya that Ambassador Wang Yingwu expressed the gratitude of his country. Talking to the press after discussions with Minister Mbella Mbella, the Chinese Ambassador first of all transmitted best 2021 New Year wishes to the Cameroonian people through the External Relations Minister. Concerning the assistance to the stranded Chinese, he said it was important. Ambassador Wang Yingwu said that with the reception, support and assistance, the Chinese affected by the instability are in good health. He wished that calm should return to the Central African Republic so that the Chinese can go back and resume their activities in that country.Read also : Centre : revoici Tsimi Evouna
Minister Mbella Mbella and the Chinese diplomat also discussed other undisclosed issues on fostering bilateral relations between Cameroon and China in the audience at the Ministry of External Relations that lasted for close to 45 minutes.Read also : Extrême-Nord : pas d’état de grâce pour Daniel Kalbassou