New Ambassador to Brazil presents credentials

On 8th March, the new Equatorial Guinea Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Brazil, Juan Ndong Nguema Mbengono, presented his credentials to H. E. Jair Messias Bolsonaro, Brazil’s Head of State.

During the ceremony he was accompanied by his wife, Maria Luisa Angue Edjang de Ndong, together with two diplomatic officials from the Embassy. In official conversations, President Bolsonaro expressed his interest in continuing to cooperate with Equatorial Guinea and provide fresh dynamism to bilateral relations.

Ndong Nguema Mbengono passed on sincere congratulations from H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo on his election as President of the Federal Republic of Brazil, and expressed the intentions of the Equatoguinean Government to strengthen and provide fresh dynamism to current bilateral relations, as member countries of the CPLP. Specifically they spoke about cooperation in the agricultural sector to transfer Brazilian technology, for the implementation in our country of industrial agriculture, which is part of Government projects aimed at economic diversification.

Juan Ndong Nguema Mbengono was born on 27th May 1961, in Meyang-efac, in the district of Mongomo. He is married and the father of five children. Since 1995 he has held various posts: Minister for Health and Social Welfare; Vice-Minister for National Security; Adviser to the Presidency of the Government charged with matters of National Security; Member of the PDGE National Council; Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco; concurrent Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt, Republic of Tunisia, Republic of Algeria, Ambassador to the Republic of Gabon; Adviser Charged with Business at the Embassy in Yaounde; Adviser Charged with Business at the Embassy in Cuba; Consul General in Douala.

He is a division general in the national police and was decorated by King Mohamed VI of Morocco in 2011.

Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office

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