UAE, Cameroon explore opportunities in renewable energy, infrastructure and logistics

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  • Date: 29-Nov-2022
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector:Oil & Gas
  • Country:UAE
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UAE, Cameroon explore opportunities in renewable energy, infrastructure and logistics

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YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, has led an Emirati delegation of business, investment, and development leaders to Cameroon to explore opportunities and strengthen UAE-Cameroon ties.

The delegation included Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, and a number of senior officials.

During the visit, Al Zeyoudi held numerous talks on Cameroon’s ambitious growth plans and current logistics and infrastructure needs, including meetings with Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh, Minister of State and Secretary General at the Presidency of the Republic; Luc-Magloire Mbarga Atangana, Minister of Commerce; and Gaston Eloundou Essomba, Minister of Energy and Water.

These discussions highlighted the Cameroon government’s pledge to increase the contribution of renewables to 25 percent of the country’s energy mix by 2035, as well as its hydropower generation potential, which ranks as the third highest on the African continent.

Al Zeyoudi highlighted the significant potential for enhanced UAE-Cameroon ties and underscored the value of such visits to the UAE’s foreign trade and investment agenda. “Cameroon is an emerging and ambitious economy, and it is evident that there is considerable scope to extend bilateral trade and enhance investment flows into priority sectors such as renewable

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