Fourth Council of Ministers meeting of 2018

The Executive met on 14th November in a Council of Ministers meeting held at the People’s Palace in Malabo, to look at various draft laws, decrees and international conventions.

Head of State and the Government Obiang Nguema Mbasogo led this Council of Ministers, which was attended by the Vice-President of the Republic, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue; the Prime Minister, Charged with Administrative Coordination, Francisco Pascual Obama Asue; and the three Vice Prime Ministers of the Government, Clemente Engonga Nguema, A´┐Żngel Masie Mibuy and Alfonso Nsue Mokuy.

The agenda for the session contained a total of 11 points. In addition to a reading of the minutes from the previous session and the synthesis report from the Prime Minister, the attention focussed on various projects, such as those referring to the Postal Law in Equatorial Guinea; the decree naming the current Malabo Promenade as “12th October 2018, 50th Anniversary” Promenade, and the Draft Decree creating the Committee for the Restructuring of Public Bodies, Companies and Autonomous Bodies, presented by the Presidency of the Government and the departments of Transport and Finance.

With regards to conventions and agreements, the Council of Ministers looked at the National Gendarmerie of Equatorial Guinea joining the OGA, Organisation of African Gendarmeries, and the agreements and conventions that our country has signed with the Republic of Djibuti, Portugal, Russia, and with some international bodies. This point was presented by the ministers from National Security and Foreign Affairs.

For his part, the head of Finance, Lucas Abaga Nchama, presented a justification of the current account income for the months of July, August and September this year.

Furthermore, various reports were presented on the level of execution of the 2018 action plans, which was followed by any other business.

The last meeting of the Council of Ministers took place in the nation’s capital during the second fortnight of October this year.

Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office

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