posted by www.equatorialguineaonline.com
Luanda – Equatorial Guinean Head of State, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, left Luanda on Friday afternoon for his country, after paying a two-day official visit to Angola, aimed for the strengthening of cooperation relations between the two nations.
The visiting president was bid farewell greetings by the Angolan Defence Minister, Cândido Van-Dúnem, governor of Luanda province, Bento Bento and Guinean ambassador to Angola, José Esono Micha Akeny.
Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who chairs the African Union (AU), also met on Thursday his Angolan counterpart, José Eduardo dos Santos, at Luanda’s Presidential Palace.
The meeting between both statesmen analysed issues related to the reinforcement of bilateral cooperation and the political situation in Africa and at the international level.
The Guinean Head of State was offered an official dinner by his Angolan colleague on Thursday night.
The two countries delegations also held official talks.
On Friday morning, Teodoro Nguema visited economic and social undertakings in Kilamba Kiaxi town.
The relations between Angola and Equatorial-Guinea date back to 1975, after Angola became independent on 11 November that year.
Last April, delegations of both countries held the first session of the Joint Bilateral Co-operation Commission.
At the meeting, held in Bata, Equatorial-Guinea, the two parties agreed to strengthen the co-operation mechanisms, having into account the new challenges in the political, economic, cultural and social fields, which the African continent faces.