Cameroon’s Economic Days : Prime Minister Informed Of Event Next December
The United Councils and Cities of Cameroon will organise the Days that will take place from December 3-5, 2021.
Prime Minister, Head of Government, Joseph Dion Ngute on September 15, 2021 received a delegation of the United Councils and Cities of Cameroon (UCCC) who came to inform him and solicit government’s support for the Cameroon Economic Days the structure will organise from December 3-5, 2021.
After the audience, the President of UCCC, Augustin Tamba who is the Mayor of Yaounde VII Council, told the press that the Economic Days will be an occasion to project and promote the potentials of Cameroon’s 374 City and Local Councils. This, he explained, is because it will bring together foreign investors and council officials who will hopefully use the event to change local physiognomy and development. Mayor Tamba disclosed that they have gone far in the preparations as the international event constitutes part of their efforts to enable councils have alternative resources for their development.
The Kumba City Mayor, Gregory N. Mewanu corroborated Mayor Tamba by disclosing that during earlier meetings in Cairo, Egypt and Paris, France, they discussed with investors who are prepared to come to Cameroon and partner with various councils so as to develop transformation plants in the various areas.
The Mayors also used their discussions with the Prime Minister to talk about the 15 per cent of the State budget which is expected to go for decentralisation in order to enhance local development. The delegation leader said Prime Minister Dion Ngute stated government’s readiness to accompany councils so that the promise becomes concrete reality.
- 19 oct. 2021 12:12
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