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Cameroon: Canada offers 10 million dollars to support COVID-19 fight, humanitarian activities

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The Government of Canada has donated the sum of ten million dollars to Cameroon to support Humanitarian activities in the country and help in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic which has affected national economy.

The information was disclosed Tuesday June 9 by the Canadian High Commissioner to Cameroon, Richard Bale who held talks with the Minister of External relations, Lejeune Mbella Mbella.

Talking to the press after the discussions, Richard Bale said that this year, his country offered 5 million Canadian dollars to assist Cameroon in her humanitarian activities.

According to him, the money is being used in the Far, East, North West and South West regions of Cameroon.

As far as the fight against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic is concerned, Richard Bale disclosed the country donated 5 more Canadian dollars equivalent to FCFA 2.15 billion to help Cameroon intensify the fight against the global enemy.

The financing, he said is being channelled through local and international charities and United Nations agencies.

Richard Bale equally announced that two thousand Coronavirus test kits will soon arrive in Cameroon from the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, Austria to further support the country’s fight against the killer pandemic.

Published on 28.04.2020

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