(Business in Cameroon) - A delegation from the telecom regulatory agency (ART), led by the Managing Director Philémon Zoo Zame (photo), is participating in the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) forum in Durban, South Africa, from 10 to 13 September. This year's theme is “Innovation for smarter digital development”.
By participating in this forum, Cameroon is seeking to obtain favorable votes to join the ITU Council, we learnt. Achieving its objective will allow the country to promote its brand image internationally.
The ITU Council has 46 Member States and meets annually. Its role is to examine major telecommunications policy issues and prepare a report on the Union's policy and strategic planning. It is also responsible for ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the Union, coordinating work programs, approving budgets and controlling the finances and expenditure.