The President of the Republic, His Excellency Paul BIYA has granted an audience to the French Ambassador to Cameroon, H.E. Gilles Thibault. Both personalities met on 6 December 2017 at the Unity Palace, where they discussed on some investment opportunities in Cameroon.

Speaking to reporters after the tête-à-tête, Ambassador Gilles Thibault expressed his satisfaction with the longstanding economic cooperation between Cameroon and France. He mentioned the successful opening, on 5 November 2017, of the “Carrefour Market” in Bonamoussadi – Douala, which is a fruit of this friendly relationship.

The French Diplomat said they made a review of last week’s 5th African Union and European Union Summit in Abidjan. He also disclosed that President Paul BIYA has agreed to attend the Paris Climate Summit dubbed: “One Planet Summit” – on 12 December 2017.

H.E. Gilles Thibault seized the opportunity to firmly condemn the escalation of violence in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon.

Special Envoy of Chinese President Xi JINPING at Unity Palace