Decree on the opening and closing of each period of sessions in Parliament, signed by the Head of State, H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.
Article 65 of Basic Law establishes that the opening and closing of each period of sessions, both ordinary and extraordinary, are agreed through decree from the President of the Republic, in agreement with the two chambers.
In use of the faculties granted to me by the legal body indicated above, I decree:
Article 1: In virtue of this decree it is agreed to hold a constituting session and the opening and closing of the first ordinary period of sessions in the national Parliament, covering the upper and lower Chambers, for Friday 12th January in the city of Malabo, capital of the nation, in accordance with the presented agenda.
Article 2: The National Parliament is equally granted the power to close the aforementioned ordinary period of sessions, once the corresponding agenda has been covered.
I thus order through this Decree, issued in Malabo on the 9th day of the month of January, 2018.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea