Cooperation ties between Cameroon and the International Monetary Fund has been strengthened at the highest level with the visit of the Director General of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Madam Christine LAGARDE to Cameroon. She was received in audience at Unity Palace by the Head of State His Excellency Paul BIYA and was later offered a reception by the Presidential Couple. Speaking to the press shortly after the audience, the Director General of the IMF said she had an excellent discussion with the President of the Republic.
Discussions were centred around the long and important collaboration between the IMF and Cameroon, she continued, and that President Paul BIYA thanked the financial institution for their assistance, while hoping that the fruitful cooperation will continue. The audience was marked by exchange of exchange of gifts, symbolic of Cameroon's hospitality. The IMF boss is accompanied on her 72 hour official visit to Cameroon on the Invitation of President Paul Biya by a delegation comprising Madam Antoinette SAYEH, Director of Africa Department; Mr. Gerard Thomas RICE, Director of the Communication Department; Mr. Mario De ZAMAROCZY, chief of the mission to Cameroon; Mr. Gilles BAUCHE, Adviser at the Directorate General and Mr. Kadima KALONJI, the Resident Representative of the IMF in Cameroon. The Presidential couple later offered an official reception in honour of Madam LAGARDE at the Unity Palace.