January 14th, 2011 | Xinhua China, Cameroon vow to further develop bilateral ties
Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Hui Liangyu has met here with Cameroon’s Prime Minister Philemon Yang with both vowing to further develop bilateral ties.
During their meeting on Wednesday, Hui said since the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Cameroon 40 years ago, the peoples of the two countries have stood together through thick and thin and enjoyed the steady development of bilateral ties featured with political mutual trust, frequent exchange of high-level visits and increasing volumes in bilateral trade.
Hui said the friendly cooperation ties between China and Cameroon are in the fundamental interests of the two countries and the two peoples and contribute to the common development of the two countries.
He said China is willing to work together with Cameroon so as to push the bilateral ties to a new high.
Hui also made five-point proposals on developing the China- Cameroon ties which include further consolidating the political foundation of bilateral ties and continuing to understand and support each other on the important issues of core interests and common concern, further expanding economic and trade cooperation with China continuing to encourage its enterprises to cooperate with Cameroon in the sectors, among others, of infrastructure construction and air transportation, boosting agricultural cooperation and explore the ways and means of strengthening and deepening agricultural cooperation between the two countries, enriching the people to people and cultural exchanges of the two countries and considering to sign the new implementation plan of the cultural accords between the two governments at an appropriate time and strengthening the cooperation and coordination between the two sides in international affairs and working together to maintain the interests of the developing countries.
For his part, Philemon Yang said in the past 40 years, Cameroon has always regarded China as a friend that can be trusted and the two countries have conducted cooperation in various areas.
The prime minister said that his country is pleased that China has kept creating economic miracles, and that China has shared its development achievements with the world so as to realize the win- win.
Philemon hoped that China will provide more aid to Cameroon in the sectors of irrigation works and highway construction.
After their meeting, Hui and Philemon attended the signing ceremony of four accords including the economic and technology cooperation accord between the two governments.