The new Ambassador from Congo accredited in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Martine, RenAe Galloy, was received by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Simeon Oyono Esono Angue, to present his credentials, prior to presenting them before the President of the Republic, H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.
The first official act for the new ambassador took place at the headquarters of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, where conversations were held on bilateral relations, cooperation and friendship between the governments of Malabo and Brazzaville.
Martine Renee stated that she felt proud to represent the Government of Congo in Equatorial Guinea, I feel very proud to represent my Government before your marvellous country”, said the Ambassador, during her conversation with the Minister for Foreign Affairs, accompanied by the presidential advisers, Pedro Ela Nguema Buna and Narciso Ntugu Nsa.
The conversations between the two figures also covered the search for mechanisms to inject fresh impetus into bilateral cooperation.
During the audience, the Minister and the Ambassador agreed to explore new areas of cooperation in order to strengthen and boost relations between the countries, together with the ties that traditionally join Equatorial Guinea with the Republic of Congo, in sectors of mutual interest and benefit.
The current Ambassador is professor in African Literature in the Department of Living Foreign languages at the Marien Ngouabi University, and an expert in democratic governability. She has vast experience in the Ministry for the Promotion of Women in her country. She has a Doctorate in Literature from the University of Paris II, and occupied the position of Director for Cooperation and International Relations at the Ministry for Scientific Research and Technological Innovation in Congo.
Before the minutes of the conversations from the first great Guinea-Congolese mixed commission, signed in Malabo on 4th April 1985, by Marcelino Nguema Onguene and Antoine Ndinga Oba, the two ministers had already signed the Agreement on Economic, Scientific and Cultural Cooperation, on 30th October 1972, in the city of Bata.
Source: Office for Diplomatic Information