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Belgium pledges to support Cameroon’s bilingualism drive

The Bilingualism Commission met in Buea last month (c)All rights reserved

Belgium has promised to support Cameroon in its drive to promote bilingualism and multiculturalism in the nation as a means to foster national unity and integration.

The pledge was made by the Belgian Director for Africa in the Directorate of Bilateral Affairs, HE Josef Smets, during an audience granted him by the the Head of the National Commission for the Promotion of Bilingualism and Multiculturalism, Peter Mafany Musonge.

The Belgian diplomat who is on a visit to strengthen bilateral cooperations between both nations said meeting with the Bilingualism Commission was one of the priorities of the mission to Cameroon.

To him the Commisssion has an important role to play in pacify Cameroon and fostering national unity and integration.

He recounted the Belgian experience of managing multiculturalism in a peaceful manner and hoped the Belgian example could be a great asset for Cameron and hoped Belgium finds a way in proposing creative solutions that could help move the country forward.

Published on 10.02.2021

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