On Tuesday 24th September, members of the Senate, overseen by its President, Teresa Efua Asangono, met at the Ngolo Palace of International Congresses and Conferences, to agree on the remaining activities corresponding to the Second Ordinary Period of Sessions 2019.
After studying in second reading some of the files submitted by the Government to National Parliament, the President of the Senate, Teresa Efua Asangono, held an agreement meeting to review the programme of remaining activities fir the Second Ordinary Period of Parliamentary Sessions 2019.
During the meeting, they agreed to call the Permanent Commission on Foreign Policy, International Cooperation and African Integration from the Senate on Wednesday 25th September, in order to adopt the minutes and verdict of the study in second reading of the agreement on the exemption of visas for diplomatic, special and service passports between Governments and members of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP).
Considering the doubts and observations arising within the Permanent Commission on Education, Culture, Information and Sports during the review of the draft law to modify article 41 of current Law No. 14/1995, on general education in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea and its modifications contained in Law No. 5/2007, of 30th October, they agreed to reserve the partial and definitive adoption of this legal tool in order to receive the opportune clarifications from the Government delegation at their next appearance before the plenary session of the upper legislative body.
The meeting concluded with other instructions aimed at further improving the functioning of the Senate.
Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office