Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, Minister of State, met with Joseph Ngute, Prime Minister of the Republic of Cameroon.
During the meeting, Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan conveyed the greetings of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to Ngute and their wishes to his country and people for further progress and prosperity.
The two parties discussed cooperation between the UAE and the Republic of Cameroon and promising opportunities in the agricultural and ports sectors. They also stressed the importance of concerted efforts to bolster bilateral cooperation and praised the strength of deep-rooted ties.
Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan also met Ferdinand Ngoh, Secretary-General of the Presidency of Cameroon, who conveyed the greetings of the President of the Republic of Cameroon to President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, stating that Cameroon is working to raise its diplomatic representation in the UAE. He also noted his country's intention to send a delegation to explore additional cooperation and joint action in various fields.
For his part, Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan said, “The UAE and the Republic of Cameroon have enjoyed broad historical relations that we seek to strengthen and build upon. We look forward to the participation of the Republic of Cameroon in COP28, which the UAE will host in November 2023, and the exchange of experiences with regard to climate change."
Sheikh Shakhboot welcomed the upcoming visit of the Cameroonian delegation to the UAE, during which meetings will be coordinated with Emirati companies to discuss investment opportunities that serve the two countries and their peoples.