British soldiers will be trampling on Gabonese soil shortly. The news was made public on Tuesday after a meeting between the Gabonese President Ali Bongo and the British High Commissioner to Gabon at the presidential palace in Libreville.
President Ali Bongo Ondimba, received on Tuesday in audience the ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Gabonese Republic with residence in Yaoundé, Cameroon, HE Mr. Brian Olley.
The Gabonese press service at the presidential palace reported in a communiqué that both men discussed the arrival of British soldiers in Gabon as part of the capacity building of the National Park Agency’s Eco-guards (ANPN ). Multisectoral cooperation between Gabon and the United Kingdom was also on the agenda.
In addition, Brian Olley reaffirmed the firm determination of British companies to increase the volume of their investments in Gabon. Finally, it was reported that Ali Bongo and the top British diplomat exchanged views on ways and means to improve access to British visas for Gabonese, especially students, businessmen and women.
By Soter Tarh Agbaw-Ebai with files from Sonne Peter