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President Obiang Looks ahead to Economic Growth and Development
MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea presided over the inauguration of the new tourist resort in the mainland city of Bata on December 29. The new tourist resort, Elik Melen, is the latest project in the government’s plan to build a tourism infrastructure in the West African country.
In his remarks, President Obiang said the new tourist complex is one of many recent projects the country has supported to develop its political, economical and social sectors. He stressed his commitment to ensure Equatorial Guinea is recognized as a safe and stable country in the international community.
In his speech, President Obiang shared his plan to support additional improvements to national industries and encouraged national banks to provide needed private capital. He then congratulated Lucas Nguema Esono Mbang, who helped acquire financial support from banking institutions to build the tourist complex, and called on all citizens to carry on similar projects.
To bring the ceremony to a close, the Bishop of the Diocese of Bata, Juan Matogo Oyana blessed the resort. President Obiang followed by cutting the ribbon and inviting the guests to visit the different facilities at the hotel.