Following the adoption of the agreement for the exemption of visas on diplomatic, special and service passports between the governments of Member States of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP), the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Simeon Oyono Esono, in addition to praising the institutional support of the Senate, pointed out that the legal instrument would strengthen the foreign policy of the Government in matters of integration, in accordance with the vocation and political vision of the Head of State and Government, H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.
In another moment during his speech, the Government member indicated that, after five years since the Republic of Equatorial Guinea joined the CPLP, the Government is involved in an accelerated process to comply with its commitment and determination with the values and principles governing the community with regards to its ideals of peace, democracy, progress, solidarity and an improvement in the social welfare of its member States.
Conscious and confident that, in the not too distant future, the CPLP will be, not only the history of the collective success of all its members, but also a community project determined to achieve the aims set out under the United Nations 2030 global agenda”, concluded Oyono Esono.
For her part, the President of the Senate, Teresa Efua Asangono, said that the conventions would facilitate relations between the States. She said that at the end of the plenary session that adopted the convention.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea