posted by www.equatorialguineaonline.com
The President of the Republic, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, has departed from Malabo bound for South Africa, on a State journey of 48 hours at the invitation of his counterpart, Jacob Zuma.
On his way out of Malabo International Airport, the President of the Republic was bid farewell by leading personalities of the country such as the Prime Minister, Ignacio Milam Tang, the three Deputy Prime Ministers of the Government, some of the ministers and delegate ministers and other senior Equatorial Guinean institutional charges.
In his farewell, also present were the mayor of Malabo, Maria Coloma Edjang Mbengono, the Governor of Bioko Norte Province, Baltasar Nzeng Mesian, the First Vice President of Parliament, Jesusa Obono Engono Nchama, etc.
President Obiang’s visit falls within the current framework of cooperation and good relations between both countries and has led to the Heads of State of both countries holding several meetings.
In November 2011, Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa, paid an official visit to Equatorial Guinea, and later, in June 2010, the Equatorial Guinean President traveled to South Africa, and had various political meetings, participated in the 11th Fortune / Time Global Forum, “The new global opportunity”, which was held in Cape Town.
For his part, the South African President Zuma was one of the main guests and also starred in the African Union Summit, held in August 2011 in Malabo.