On May 20th 2013, in honor of Cameroon's National Day, we were warmly welcomed in the reception at the garden of Cameroon's Ambassador Villa, which was colorful decorated in Kfar Shmaryahu.
A various selections of fruits cocktails welcomed the guests with a rhythmic exotic African music playing in the background.
Among the guests you could find, members of diplomatic missions in Israel, representatives of Israel Foreign Affairs Ministry, Israeli businessmen and members of Cameroon and Africa community in Israel.
The ceremony opened with the national anthem of Cameroon and Israel , which was followed by brief speeches
to mark the occasion, emphasizing the warm diplomatic relations between the two countries.
The ambassador has expressed his appreciation that the government chose to send to his event, specifically Minister Yael German- a Minister of Health. He mentioned that he knows Minister German since she was the mayor of Hertzeliya city, who became a friend of him. He wished success to the new government and welcomed her as a guest of honor. Minister German expressed her gratitude to him and congratulated the ambassador for celebrating 53 years of independence.
The ambassador has mentioned that when Cameroon gained its independence, the State of Israel was one of the first countries to support them “Israel knows my country very well and there is a very good cooperation between the two countries.”
She continued with mentioning that for Israel is very important the economic and diplomatic cooperation with Africa, especially with Cameroon, since 1986, in different fields, such as: economy, culture, agriculture, health, infrastructures and others and she congratulated him and the people of Cameroon on their national day on behalf of the government and the people of Israel.