Cameroon: PM Recommends Special Access to Industrial, Agricultural Zones
Prime Minister Philemon Yang yesterday chaired the 13th session of National Road Board.
The Prime Minister, Head of Government, Philemon Yang who is the chairperson of the National Road Board has prescribed to the Minister of the Economy, Planning and Regional Development specialized mechanisms to open up access roads to remote agricultural productions zone, protected areas, forest reserves, touristic sites, as well as industrial zones.
The Permanent Secretary of the National Road Board, Moumbain Matapit Issofa made the revelation to journalists yesterday, January 17, 2013 at the end of the in-camera 13th session of the board chaired by Prime Minister Philemon Yang. The Prime Minister, he said, stated that Cameroon cannot attain the two-digit economic growth only from agriculture. Hence, the important role of the industrial sector. Mr Moumbain Matapit said only 8 kilometres of road are tarred in the country’s industrial zones.
Opening the session, the Prime Minister said the evaluation and rigorous follow-up of road infrastructure projects will enable the government to attain objectives set in the Growth and Employment Strategy Paper for 2020, with the ultimate goal to transform Cameroon into an emerging country in 2035.
Source: Cameroon Tribune
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