The Embassy of Ghana in Malabo held last weekend the 58th anniversary of its independence. The Ghanaian ambassador to our country, Alex Asun-Ahensah, said that Equatorial Guinea and Ghana have the same vision on the development and future of both in view of emergence.
The ceremony began with the arrival of the guests at the Hilton Hotel Bioko Room, among which were, in addition to the ambassadors accredited in our country, a considerable number of members of the Executive in Malabo, such as the Minister of Public Service, Purificacion Buari Lasaquero; the Minister of Mines, Industry and Energy, Gabriel Mbega Obiang Lima; presidential advisers from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Delegate Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pedro Ela Nguema Buna, who represented the government in the act.
After the singing of the national anthems, they listened to the speech of the Ghanaian Ambassador, Alex Asun-Ahensah, who in addition to stressing the excellent bilateral relations between Ghana and Equatorial Guinea, listed some of the sectors in which they collaborate, such as that of oil and agriculture. Both countries share the same vision on development, and the official visits from their heads of state have also strengthened the progress of their relations, said the Ambassador.
The Delegate Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Pedro Ela Nguema Buna, in his speech, acknowledged the role played by the Ghanaian leader, Kwame Nkrumah, in the independence of many African countries, and his consideration as a booster of unity of the continent.
Ela Nguema Buna also recalled that the establishment of bilateral relations started during the accession to independence of Equatorial Guinea in 1968. They have been reinforced with the opening of embassies in the two countries, as well as holding of joint commissions. The Delegate Minister noted the determination of both countries in combating terrorism.
Text and photos: Clemente Ela Ondo Onguene (D. G. Base Internet)
Equatorial Guinea’s Press and Information Office