The Republic of Equatorial Guinea is continuing to successfully develop its foreign policy under the presidency of H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. On 16th October, in New Delhi, the capital of the Republic of India, a meeting was held of the first Mixed Commission for India-Equatorial Guinea Cooperation.
The working day for the delegation led by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Agapito Mba Mokuy, began with the audience granted to the group by the Indian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Susma Swaraj, who welcomed them to the Asian country.
The aim of the meeting was to review the excellent relations of friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
The Equatoguinean diplomat used the occasion to pass on to the Government of India the importance that the President of the Republic, H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, gives to these relations, and provided a summary of the package of proposals that from the Government to present during the meeting of the mixed commission.
After that, both delegations moved on to the opening of the commission, which began successfully, judging by the mutual understanding and interest.
The Government, in its desire to overcome development obstacles, and comply with the second phase of the national plan for economic diversification, has requested a mutual framework of cooperation in the sectors of agriculture, fishing, telecommunications, commerce, public works, and human resource education and training, taking into account the experience, potential and capacity of the Indian Government, in these sectors.
For its part, India declared an interest in cooperating on the proposed projects, and promised to help the Equatoguinean Government with them.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea