In recent days H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo made several visits to inspect the work of reforming the Cathedral of Malabo, the National Parliament and other infrastructure projects of the Administrative city of Djibloho.
The inspections began in the Cathedral and the Bishopric of Malabo on Thursday, March 26, where H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo was guided to the various facilities of the Diocese by Archbishop Emeritus Monsignor Ildefonso Obama Obono.
The work of the reform of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Malabo, initiated in March 2014, are carried out by the construction company Somagec and will end on the month of September. The funding for the project is provided by the Government, of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, an action that is within the church-State relations. The temple that is now being renovated was opened in 1916, during the colonial period.
Continuing his tour, President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo traveled to the Seminary of Nuestra Señora del Pilar of Banapa, to see the state of the rehabilitation of the building where the new Archbishop Emeritus, Obama Obono, will reside. Arriving on site, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo visited the premises of the religious radio station, Radio Maria, where he was informed on the operation of this radio.
The construction of the headquarters of the National Parliament carried out by the Italian construction company Construcciones ABI was also inspected on Thursday by the President of the Republic.
In the Continental Region, where the presidential couple is since Friday, March 27, to spend the Easter holidays, the Head of State and Government, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo spent Saturday learning about the status of the infrastructure works carried out by the Government in the new administrative city of Djibloho.
Text: Maria Jesus Nsang Nguema
Photos: Santos Oba and Miguel Angel Mba
(Presidential Press Team)
Equatorial Guinea’s Press and Information Office