"Access to satellite TV for 10,000 African villages", a Chinese government aided project under the South-South Cooperation Assistance Fund, was handed over to Cameroon in Mefou-et-Afamba province in the central region of Cameroon, on Nov 14, 2019.
Wang Yingwu, Chinese Ambassador to Cameroon, and Félix Zogo, secretary-general of Cameroon's Ministry of Communication, signed the handover certificates on behalf of the two governments.
The governor of Cameroon's Mefou-et-Afamba province also attended the ceremony.
Chinese Ambassador to Cameroon Wang Yingwu (R) and Cameroon's secretary-general of the Ministry of Information sign the handover certificates on behalf of the two governments on Nov 14, 2019.
Wang stressed that the project is one of China's important assistance projects in Africa. It was successfully completed in 300 villages in Cameroon and has benefited local villages and families. The implementation of this project has broadened the scope of cooperation between China and Cameroon, and will also enhance people-to-people exchanges and understandings between the two countries.
Zogo expressed his gratitude to the Chinese government on behalf of Cameroon, saying the project will benefit the people of Cameroon and greatly improve their spiritual life. The project is more evidence of the friendship between Cameroon and China, and Cameroon is willing to continue to strengthen cooperation with China in news media.
The "Access to satellite TV for 10,000 African villages" project, one of the assistance events announced by China at the Johannesburg Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, aims to enrich the cultural life of local people in Africa and promote cultural and people-to-people exchanges between China and Africa.