Paul Biya reinforces his 2018 speech in 2019 on youth entrepreneurship

Paul Biya
Paul Biya

In his speech, on February 10, on the occasion of the celebration of the youth day that is celebrated on February 11, the President of the Republic of Cameroon, Paul Biya, has returned to some perspectives on the economic plan.

Paul Biya announced the creation of 500,000 new jobs in 2019, in addition to the 500,000 jobs already created in 2018 in infrastructure projects.

“Our growth rate is again on the rise. According to forecasts, after 3.8% in 2018, it could be 4.4% in 2019 and 4.7% in 2020, with positive spin-offs for youth employment (…) Beside these encouraging prospects for the return of growth, it is worth mentioning the part that goes to the promotion of employment provided by the Ministry of Employment and Vocational Training. More than 500,000 jobs were created in 2018 thanks to major projects underway, agricultural, road and infrastructure projects, as well as work carried out by decentralized local authorities”,

Paul Biya announced. With regard to vocational training, the President of the Republic recalled the operationalization of vocational training centers of excellence in Douala, Limbe and Sangmelima. ” The approved training structures, public and private, welcomed last year nearly 40 thousand learners “.



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