The President of the Senate, Marcel Niat Njifenji has called on government to draw inspiration from the challenges of the global health crisis to revamp a sustainable and equitable economic growth of the country.
The call was made during the close of the June session at the Upper House of Parliament the saw the examination and adoption of seven bills pending promulgation.
The solemn closing plenary was attended by a host of state dignitaries including the Prime Minister – Head of Government, Joseph Dion Ngute.
The President of the Senate Marcel Niat Njifenji said the session permitted the legislative to control of government action through the oral question sessions with members of government.
Senators had a better understanding of issues of national interest including the level of progress of works on the Yaoundé – Douala motorway, the situation of the Cameroon airlines company,(Camairco), and the situation in the North West and South West regions.
He also welcomed the budget orientation debate that permitted Senators to understand the midterm macroeconomic consideration for 2021-2023 used in the elaboration of the 2021 state budget.
He also stated that the Senate will forward its proposals with regards to measures of economic resilience despite the health crisis and recommendations for an economic growth and rational distribution of resources for effective decentralization.
He also used the occasion to remind Cameroonians to respect preventive measures against the Novel Corona Virus.