Yaounde, Cameroon Africa. (Cameroon News) – Public administrators from Cameroon going on official missions abroad will henceforth board essentially the national air carrier, Cameroon Airlines Corporation (CAMAIR-CO) planes.
The measure is contained a circular letter of the Finance Minister, Alamine Ousmane Mey, outlining best practices in the execution of Cameroon’s 2012 State budget that stands at FCFA 2,800 billion.
The circular letter of January 13, 2012 renders operational the budget, whose execution was launched by the ten Regional Governors on Monday, January 16, 2012.
Government through the measure wants to boost the activities of the national airlines company and render it more competitive at the international level.
Finance Minister Alamine Ousmane Mey also prohibited the issuing of sitting allowances to participants in seminars and related meetings and also the putting of people on mission who are not part of the public service.
As a concrete action in fighting against corruption and administrative bottlenecks in the execution of public contracts, the Finance Minister has prohibited vote holders from segmenting contracts.
Henceforth, the circular letter further states, vote holders would not engage service deliveries without prior consultations and also for the State to take charge of the displacements of State agents on control mission of projects.
Government’s main sources of revenue as stated in the circular letter include taxes and customs duties, which Alamine Ousmane Mey stressed, must be given special attention and collected in all transparency.