Cooperation ties between Cameroon and Egypt will in the coming days witness a bolster as both nations prepare the seventh session of the Cameroon-Egypt Joint Committee which will hold in Cairo, Egypt. Sherif Salah Eldin Elleithy, the Ambassador of Egypt to Cameroon made the declaration during celebrations marking the 64th anniversary of the July 23, 1992 Revolution in Egypt which also serves as the country’s National Day. Senior Cameroonian government, the business community, some representatives of the diplomatic corps and Egyptians resident in Cameroon all converged on the Ambassadors, Bastos-Yaounde residence on July 27, 2016 to celebrate the National Day.
Ambassador Sherif Salah Eldin Elleithy used the occasion to declare the readiness of his country to further consolidate and enhance cooperation ties in all domains. He cited the already prospering domains of cooperation to include offering scholarships to Cameroonians on religious and scientific studies. The Ambassador also mentioned the intensification of economic and technical cooperation, lauding the trust given the Egyptian company Arab Constructors that has been carrying out some infrastructure projects in Cameroon.
Egypt, he said has been helping Cameroon handle the ever-increasing influx of refugees. He condemned all forms of terrorism, encouraged and supported Cameroon in the fight against the terrorist sect Boko Haram. He also congratulated Cameroon for its role in peacekeeping and security operations in the Central African Sub-region.