The Prime Minister and Head of Government, Philemon Yang has chaired the last cabinet meeting for the year 2016. The meeting took place at the Prime Minister’s Office on Thursday the 29th of December 2016. During the session, two submissions were made by the ministers of social affairs and Arts and Culture.
The Minister of Social Affairs, Pauline Irene Nguene spoke on the strategies for the development of social entrepreneurship for vulnerable persons. Pauline Irene Nguene highlighted the importance of providing training to disabled persons in 2017 to render them independent and fit for the job market.
For his part, Arts and Culture Minister, Prof Narcisse Mouelle Kombi examined reforms in the management of authors’ rights. The Minister of Arts and Culture informed cabinet ministers that he was preparing a temporary national directory of holders of copyrights and related rights.
Prime Minister Philemon Yang instructed the Social Affairs boss to intensify cooperation in order to increase technical and financial partners. He also exhorted the Minister of Arts and Culture to widely publicize the temporary directory which is in the pipeline for 2017.