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Preparatory Meeting for the Africa-Turkey Summit

posted by – August 26th, 2013

The city of Malabo, Equatorial Guinea,¬†will host in the month of October 2013 the Second Africa-Turkey Summit. In order to discuss the preparations for the established program, the event’s organizing committee met at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This summit will bring together delegates from most African countries.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Agapito Mba Mokuy, along with the Delegate Minister, Pedro Ela Nguema Buna, met with the delegation of the Government of Turkey that is in Malabo. This delegation was led by the Turkish Ambassador in our country residing in Yaounde (Cameroon), Omer Faruk Dogan. The meeting took place at the ministerial headquarters in Malabo.

The visit of the Turkish delegation has as its main mission to schedule the activities of the Second Africa-Turkey Summit, to be held in October in our country, and that will bring together the representatives of most African countries. During the meeting they discussed the planned program, and identified the key sectors of cooperation between Africa and Turkey.

The Turkish Ambassador, after his meeting with the leaders of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told reporters that “this summit will allow us to deepen our cooperation with African countries, in which cooperation will cover various essential and strategic sectors for African countries such as construction, energy, tourism, agriculture, industry, technology and fishing.