Yaounde, Cameroon Africa. (Cameroon News) – The government of Cameroon has taken a decision trimming down the size of members of official delegations abroad and also reduced the missions to the barest minimum.
Prime Minister, Head of Government Philemon Yang during a cabinet meeting on January 26, 2012, “Conveyed to cabinet ministers the instructions of the President of the Republic prescribing that the timing of missions abroad and the size of delegations should be rigorously examined, given the assigned objectives of government and financial constraints,” the final release from the cabinet meeting disclosed.
President Paul Biya during his swearing-in speech at the National Assembly on November 3, 2011 after his re-election on October 9, 2011 presidential poll, said the new seven-year term of office was placed under the “Major Accomplishments,” vision whose ultimate goal is to make Cameroon an emerging country by 2035.
The Prime Minister used the cabinet meeting to reiterate the to ministers the cardinal values of punctuality, assiduity and instructed the cabinet ministers to preach by example to obtain the desired effects among their collaborators.
The Secretary General of the Prime Minister’s Office, Louis Paul Motaze reported that all ministers had already submitted draft copies of the road maps of their respective ministries, ahead of the February 2012 beginning deadline as instructed by the Head of State, Paul Biya during the first Council of Ministers’ Meeting that came on the heels of the appointment of the new government.
He said before forwarding the ministerial roadmaps to the Presidency, necessary amendments will be made on them at the level of the Prime Minister’s Office.