Commonwealth Day to Be Commemorated On Thursday

The official commemorative ceremony will be presided at by the Minister of External Relations in Yaounde.

Cameroon will join the other 52 members of the Commonwealth family today, March 12, 2015 in celebrations marking Commonwealth Day 2015. According to a press release issued by the Secretary General of the Ministry of External Relations, Felix Mbayu, the official commemorative event will be presided at in Yaounde by the Minister of External Relations, Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo, on the theme, “A Young Commonwealth.”

Commemorative activities that have been organised throughout the national territory from Monday, March 9, 2015, will culminate with the celebration proper today. Today’s event will be punctuated by keynote addresses, presentation of prizes, presentations of winners of the Commonwealth Queen’s Young Leaders’ Award as well as the winner of the Commonwealth Youth Workers’ Award.

A “Commonwealth Village” Exhibition will also showcase the good state of relations between the Commonwealth and Cameroon as well as opportunities the Commonwealth offers to youths. In the following interview, Minister Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo dwells on the stakes of this year’s commemoration.

Source : Cameroon Tribune

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