- (Business in Cameroon) - The Head of State, Paul Biya, has reorganized the functioning of the Ministry of Public Works, allowing it to efficiently pilot infrastructure projects needed to catapult the economy to emergence by 2035.
The new organigramme contained in a Presidential decree of September 13, 2013 creates a department of infrastructure, which is supposed to partner with other structures in the construction of rail, ports (sea and air), energy, as well as environmental projects.
Another new department born out of the presidential decree is that of technical studies. Placed under a Director General, the department will serve as a reference point in matters of technical studies of projects. It is also to follow up the quality and cost as well as deadline of public works infrastructure in the country.