Several topics ranging from mutual cooperation to varied sectors of partnership between both countries were discussed in an audience on January 22 with Minister Lejeune Mbella Mbella.
Improving cooperation ties between Cameroon and the Arab Republic of Egypt have been appreciated by the Minister of External Relations, Lejeune Mbella Mbella and the Ambassador to Cameroon, Medhat Kamal El-Meligy.
This was during an audience on January 22, 2018 in Yaounde in which discussions focused on two principal areas; bilateral relations between both countries and the different sectors of cooperation.
The Minister stated that several issues of common interest were deliberated such as the fight against terrorism, security challenges, influx of refugees in the country, and economic stakes given the fall in prices of crude oil and other commodities on the world market.
He further highlighted other sectors of partnership between both nations which target development such as mechanised agriculture, infrastructural development, energy, digital economy and the creation of jobs to address the problems of unemployment.
Minister Lejeune Mbella Mbella lauded the efforts of Egypt in the areas of capacity building through the different training offered to Cameroonians, participating in development through construction works by Arab Contractors, support in the management of humanitarian crises and other social advancing initiatives.
The Minister also talked of the political life of the country of which the current year is an electoral one with the need for the preservation of peace and other human values before, during and after such a process.
Expressing his satisfaction at the state of relations, the Egyptian diplomat said he will keep working at ensuring that cooperation ties expand to other sectors and remain at best levels.
He stated that Cameroon is indeed a wonderful nation and has never experienced any strained relationship with Egypt since the establishment of diplomatic relations in the 1960s.