Cameroon – Douala: Soon new taxis in circulation for the 2016 & 2019 AFCONs

Written by Deckson N.

Named “Taxi verified“, it is one of the changes that the Douala City Council will make in the economic capital to ensure a good reception of foreigners for these sporting events.

Just in a few months, Cameroon will host the women AFCON. Although the matches will be played in other cities such as Limbe, Buea and Yaounde, Douala feels also concerned by the high mass. And it is because of all this that the 4th meeting of the working group on the mechanism to animate the AFCON was held on Thursday, September 8, 2016 in Douala. The aim was to make arrangements to improve the image of the city of Douala and make a welcoming city, attractive and livable for all who tread its soil.

During this meeting were present the police, officials of Airports of Cameroon (ADC), the health officials and the company HYSACAM (Hygiène et salubrité du Cameroun). At the end of this meeting it was resolved that new taxis will be launched, says La Nouvelle Expression of Tuesday, September 13, 2016.

From the 20th of this month of September, we will welcome and launch of verified taxis in Douala “says Fritz Ntone Ntone, Delegate to the Douala City Council.

For this, much work involved for fans parks are ongoing, the paper said.

“We have also planned to unveil the monument to the famous footballer Mbappé Leppe. “added the delegate. He also states that a website where one can find all the information will be ready soon.

On the tourism side, a 40-page document called “le Joka c’est ici“, the size of a passport, will serve as postcard to all foreigners:

The small reception document we called passport contains all especially useful information to foreigners arriving in health, transport, security, tourism and accommodation, “added Fritz Ntone Ntone. We therefore find there information on different hotels, travel agencies, restaurants, hospitals, just to name a few.

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