An accord has on Tuesday July 27, been signed between the governments of Cameroon and Japan, for a grant amounting to 725 million FCFA meant to upgrade the services provided by the CRTV.
The Minister of the Economy, Planning and Regional Development Alamine Ousmane Mey, represented Cameroon while Ambassador Tsutomu Osawa represented Japan.
It was indicated that this gesture by the Japanese government, will help in the renewal of production equipment of the Cameroon Radio Television as well as train professionals. This comes at a time when the country is fine-tuning preparations for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
His Excellency Tsutomu Osawa, said the grant will improve the quality of programmes produced by the CRTV “it is important for the education of the population and development of Cameroon. We sincerely hope that our assistance will be of great benefit to the people of Cameroon” the Ambassador commented.
This event took place in the presence of the Minister of Communication and Board Chair of the CRTV, Rene Emmanuel Sadi, who thanked the Japanese government for their permanent support towards the emergence of Cameroon’s Economy.