Vietnam via its Deputy Foreign Minister Vu Hong Nam boosts partnership with Cameroon. As a special emissary of President Tran Dai Quang, Minister Hong Nam made a three-day official visit to Cameroon to promote ties between the two countries particularly in investment and trade.
During the celebration to commemorate the 45th anniversary of Cameroon-Vietnam diplomatic ties, Deputy Foreign Minister Nam presented the letter of President Tran Dai Quang to President Paul Biya of Cameron inviting the president of Cameroon to visit Vietnam.
As part of the three-day visit, Deputy FM Nam also made a courtesy call to Prime Minister Philemon Yang and Minister of External Relations Lejeune Mbella Mbella of Cameroon.
Nam took the opportunity to thank the Government and citizens of Cameroon at the meetings for their support to his country in its fight for national liberation and construction. He commended the coordination of Cameroon with Vietnam at international conferences.
Cameroon takes into consideration the request of Nam’s country for support of its candidacy for the positions of non-permanent of the United Nations Security Council for 2020 to 2021 and UNESCO’s Director-General in the 2017 to 2021 term.
Still at the meetings, the Deputy FM explained the Cameroon leaders on the situation at the East Sea and Vietnam’s continuous stance of dealing with disagreements peacefully and with reverence to international law.
Cameroon officials likewise congratulated Vietnam for using dialogues to settle disagreements, observing international law and working together to maintain world peace. The officials also emphasized that all countries should play a part to preserve forest and sea resources as a common asset of humankind.
Part of the negotiations for trade and investments include double-taxation avoidance, investment encouragement agreements, visa exemption for holders of diplomatic and official passports, proposal of Vietnam for Cameroon to trade rice, the permission for Viettel Cameroon to engage in developing telecommunication infrastructure and e-government in Cameroon.