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Britain pledges support in resolving anglophone crisis

Brian Olley, British High Commissioner to Cameroon, has announced Britain’s desire to support government in resolving social tensions which has…

Brian Olley, British High Commissioner to Cameroon, has announced Britain’s desire to support government in resolving social tensions which has grounded activities for some months in Cameroon’s anglophone regions

The head of the British diplomatic mission to Cameroon, expressed Britain’s desire to support the Cameroon government resolve the crisis during an audience President Biya granted him on March 7.

During the exchange, the duo talked about economic cooperation between the two countries, Britain’s reason for leaving the European Union, which observers hold is the reason for the current crisis in the eurozone. Details on the fate of migrants and the dynamism of the British economy for the past two years was equally discussed.

The exchange also brought to light Britain’s major investment projects in Cameroon which has helped in boosting Cameroon’s development. Projects like the construction of more than 5,300 social housing units in Douala, Yaoundé and Kribi, the extension of ENEO’s activities in the field of energy, water supply in 13 Cameroonian cities, and the establishment of an electronic visa system in Cameroon by a British company was mentioned.  The British high commissioner said he was satisfied with the pace of implementation of these various projects, stating that close to F CFA 150 billion financing agreement will be sign in the days ahead.   .

Other topics of interest during the exchange was Cameroon’s preparations for the 2018 Commonwealth Summit in the United Kingdom, where member countries, including Cameroon and Great Britain, will celebrate the strengthening objectives of the institution.

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