After concluding his three years of diplomatic activities in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Fred Constant, Extraordinary Plenipotentiary Ambassador from the French Republic, said goodbye to the Head of State, H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, on Thursday 19th September. In addition, on the same day, the President received in audience the Metropolitan Archbishop, Monsignor Juan Nsue Edjang Meye.
During the audience the French Ambassador was accompanied by his wife, Rita Mazzapica Constant.
The President described the Ambassador’s management as good, and for that reason he sanctioned presidential decrees 107 and 108, granting the Great Cross of the Order of National Independence to Fred Constant, and the Medal of Knight of the Order of national Independence to his wife, Rita Mazzapica, as president of the association of wives of accredited diplomats in Malabo.
The gesture was appreciated by the French diplomat, who declared that he would continue to work for the consolidation of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Equatorial Guinea and France.
In addition, on the same day, the President received in audience the Metropolitan Archbishop, Monsignor Juan Nsue Edjang Meye. The President of the Episcopal Conference of the Catholic Church in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea reported to the leader of the nation on upcoming religious events. The two reviewed the state of the relations uniting the State and the Catholic Church.
Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office