President Paul BIYA and wife – First Lady Chantal BIYA arrived at the Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport on the evening of 8 October 2019.

The Head of State, French President Emmanuel Macron’s special guest, will attend the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment Conference on the fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria that is scheduled for 9-10 October 2019.

The Global Fund seeks to accelerate the fight against HIV, TB and malaria. The conference in Lyon is expected to raise a minimum of 14 billion US dollars to save 16 million lives, prevent 234 million infections and eradicate these diseases.