Cameroon and Italy have agreed on the need for solidarity in the fight against terrorism and in development. President Biya and his Italian counterpart, Sergio Mattarella made public their views while proposing a toast at the Unity Palace during a State dinner offered by the Presidential couple in honor of the visiting President of Italy and his delegation.
President Paul Biya praised the long standing relations between Cameroon and Italy and stressed on combating the terrorist group, Boko Haram. Biya saluted the support from foreign partners in the fight against terrorism and invited Italian businessmen to take advantage of the healthy business climate and enormous resources to invest in Cameroon.
For his part, H.E Sergio Mattarella thanked the Cameroonian people for the warm reception accorded him and his delegation and for the kind words addressed to him and his country. He revealed that Italy like Cameroon has fought terrorism and will stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the Cameroon government against the Nigerian Islamic sect, Boko Haram. The Italian chief executive also highlighted the need for solidarity between both nations to ensure sustainable development in Cameroon.