Preparations for the Tunisian-Cameroonian joint commission scheduled for 2023 were at heart of a meeting on Friday between Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Jerandi and Cameroon’s ambassador in Tunis Victor Loe.
The two sides laid emphasis on the need to present concrete cooperation proposals to be examined during this bilateral meeting and that are likely to revamp relations between the two countries in various fields, reads a foreign ministry press release.
The Cameroonian diplomat handed over to the FM a written message from his counterpart Lejeune Mbella Mbella in which he expressed thanks for the hospitality extended to him in Tunisia during his participation in the 8th edition of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD). He underlined the importance of these meetings and the cooperation opportunities they offer.
The ambassador also underscored the solidity of relations binding Cameroon and Tunisia, pointing out the privileged status accorded to the Tunisian community in his country.
Jerandi, for his part, underlined the consideration paid to the sub-Saharan community established in Tunisia, indicating in this regard, that Tunisia offers a large number of scholarships to students from sub-Saharan Africa.
At the economic level, the two officials stressed the need to enhance coordination between the two countries to make the most of available economic opportunities, notably in the fields of promising and high value-added sectors in order to open up wider investment prospects for the two countries’ businessmen.
Source: TAP News Agency