CEMAC NEWS (Nearly 4 billion FCFA to secure the borders of the countries of the sub-region)
It was at the end of the meeting held in Douala on May 8, 2019 chaired by theGeneral Delegate for National Security (DGSN) of Cameroon, Martin Mbarga Nguele that this resolution was adopted learned Lebledparle.com
The exchanges of the ad hoc committee of the Ministers of Security of the emigration of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) focused on securing the borders of the countries of the subregion and the issue of passport biometric CEMAC.
In November 2013, Interpol’s expertise was requested by the CEMAC heads of state (Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Chad, Central African Republic and Equatorial Guinea) to ensure the free movement of people and goods in complete safety.
Six years later, the structures and services needed to strengthen border control must take shape, according to the security ministers of the subregion.
According to Martin Mbarga Nguele : “ nearly 4 billion FCFA are devoted to this operation”. It is for the DGSN “to secure the borders of CEMAC at national and international level “.
With regard to the CEMAC biometric passport, which has already been signed by four out of six countries, “ all the formalities have been completed. There remains the impression and the distribution that should begin with regard to Equatorial Guinea, “reassures Michel Nyama , representative of the president of the CEMAC Commission. According to him things are progressing better despite some difficulties: “ with Chad, we are very advanced, but we have a slight delay with Gabon because he had elections and we did not have a partner with whom to dialogue directly ”.
According to the experts, the strengthening of the security of the CEMAC is mainly concerned with sustainably supporting the economic development of the sub-region.