The President of the Republic, His Excellency Paul BIYA and wife – Mrs. Chantal BIYA are currently in Beijing.
According to state reports, the plane carrying the Presidential Couple landed in the capital of the People’s Republic of China on Thursday 22 March 2018. The Head of State begins a three-day State visit today. The Presidential Couple was solemnly received at the Great Hall of the People by President Xi JINPING and his wife.
Biya is accompanied by Ministers in charge of the Economy, Public Works, Water and Energy; as well as officials at the Chamber of Commerce. China-Cameroon relations has been described as win-win by many given the tons of Chinese investments in the country. Chinese investments in Cameroon have exceeded F CFA 1 000 billion and Beijing is involved in many major projects in transport infrastructure and energy.
President Biya’s visit will end on March 24. Political pundits hold he might miss the country’s senatorial elections scheduled for March 25.