The Indian High Commissioner to Cameroon with residence in Nigeria, Abhy Thakur has been received in audience by the Minister of State, Secretary General at the Presidency of the Republic, Ferdinand Ngo Ngo on behalf of the Head of State.
Both personalities explored ways of reinforcing relations between Yaoundé and New Delhi and also to develop mutually beneficial relations.
The Indian diplomat discussed plans to open an embassy in Yaounde to be headed by an Ambassador Extraordinary, plenipotentiary.
The Ambassador said that their discussions also focused on cooperation in the areas of Education, liberation of resources which allows tourists and businessmen to travel to India much more that in the past and greater development.
The Indian government intends to open an embassy in Cameroon in keeping with a promise made in March 2018 to open 18 new embassies between 2018 and 2020.
The Asian giant increases its diplomatic representation in Africa from 29 to 47 with new embassies in Burkina Faso, Chad, Democratic Republic of
Congo, Liberia, Equatorial Guinea, Togo and Rwanda.
India and Cameroon enjoy longstanding relations especially in the areas of trade, health care and education.