posted by equatorialguineaonline.com February 24, 2015
The President of the Republic, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, met on Friday, February 20, with an official delegation of the Republic of São Tomé and Principe, which is visiting the city of Malabo in the context of strengthening the ties of friendship and cooperation that unite this country with the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.
This delegation is headed by the Prime Minister, Patrice Emery Trovoada, and integrated by the Minister of Foreign Business and Cooperation, Salvador Ramos, and that of Infrastructures, Carlos Vilanova, and the visit takes place after attending in Yaounde the Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State of the Council for Peace and Security in Central Africa (COPAX), organized by the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), dedicated to the fight against the Boko Haram terrorist group, representing the President, Manuel Pinto da Costa.
During the audience, President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and the Head of Government of Sao Tome and Principe, Patrice Emery Trovoada, focused their dialogue on various issues of friendship and cooperation to once again boost relations between the two friendly and brother countries and members of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP).
At the end of the meeting, the President of the Republic, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo offered a dinner to the guests at the People’s Palace of Malabo, which was attended by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Vicente Ehate Tomi, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Agapito Mba Mokuy, among others.
Patrice Emery Trovoada was appointed Prime Minister on November 29, 2014, after his party, Independent Democratic Action (ADI), won an absolute majority in the elections held in the country on October 12, 2014.
Text: Maria Jesus Nsang Nguema
Photos: Manuel Mangue
(Presidential Press Team)
Equatorial Guinea’s Press and Information Office
(Equatorial Guinea’s Press and Information Office).