Cameroon: Gunter Nooke Visits Cameroon
Günter Nooke, the German Chancellor‘s G8 Personal Representative for Africa, returned from his three day trip to Cameroon last week. He was received at the highest level, by Cameroonian President Paul Biya.
The former GTZ and DED office managers remove the old signs, while Ambassador Bucholz installs the new GIZ logo Nooke led a delegation of German business representatives of the energy and petrochemical industry, who all have serious interests in an involvement with the central African country.
In an one and a half hour talks with the Cameroonian President Paul Biya, Nooke stressed the historical ties between the two countries. The Cameroonian President underlined the great interest of his country in the proposed German involvement. He thanked Nooke for his commitment, which was reflected in the composition of the delegation.
Both agreed, that development cooperation should be supplemented by private business activities of German firms. Nooke stressed that trust and a clear framework was needed for sustainable investment.
press release|10 May, 2011| German Information Centre
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