The Senate Plenary Session, overseen by Teresa Efua Asangono, met on 3rd October at the provisional headquarters of the Upper Chamber in the City of Bata, to adopt authorisation for the Head of State and Government to ratify the agreement for the exemption of visas for diplomatic, special and service passports between the governments of member countries of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP).
The plenary session, which was attended by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Simeon Oyono Esono, accompanied by the Regional Delegate in Bata, Hassan Esono Anusogo, featured the backdrop of the Senate pronouncement on the agreement for the exemption of the cited visas.
After a reading of the verdict of the Commission on Foreign Policy, International Cooperation and African Integration, by the first Secretary of the Table, Martin Crisanto Ebee Mba, they heard opinions from the spokespersons from the parliamentary groups. The first to speak was the first deputy of the Democratic Coalition, Buenaventura Monsuy, who expressed his agreement with the document.
For his part, the spokesperson for the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea parliamentary group, Antonio Pascual Oko Ebobo, approved the legal instrument within the multilateral framework of the policy for the economic and socio-political situation, in accordance with the will of the Head of State and Government, H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea