The Kingdom of Spain Diplomacy Academy has named the accredited Equatorial Guinea Ambassador to Spain, Purificacion Angue Ondo, as academic of honour.
Purificacion Angue Ondo, on arrival at the Matritense Royal Economic Society, the setting for the event, was formally awarded the insignia of the institution.
Following that, the executive president of the academy, Santiago Velo de Antelo, congratulated the new diplomats chosen to join the academy.
The ambassador, after receiving the appointment in the presence of senior Spanish figures and the accredited diplomatic corps, gave a speech in which she declared, By honouring me with this recognition, on joining this grand family of diplomats, with humility and wisdom, I accept my membership and thank you sincerely for this reference to my simple, humble diplomatic activities. Through this recognition I feel that Spain has approved the decision of my Government, the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, in bringing me into diplomacy”.
This is the first time that the Spanish Diplomacy Academy has named an Equatoguinean ambassador as academic of honour.
Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office