Obama Asue meets members of the Delegate Commission for Economic Affairs

Under the direction of the Prime Minister, Charged with Administrative Coordination, Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, the Delegate Commission for Economic and Financial Affairs met on the morning of 30th November, at the Presidency of the Government, in order to look at matters regarding the economic management of the country.

Taking into account the difficulty and changing economic situation, at both a global and regional level, and in order to attain the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) proposed by the United Nations under Agenda 2030, the goals analysed at the meeting contain 169 integrated, indivisible targets, covering the economic, social and environmental spheres.

Within this context, the Government intends to seek alternatives in order to mobilise financial resources in favour of the development of the nation.

This commission brings together, among others, the ministries of Finance, the Economy and Planning; Mines and Hydrocarbons; Agriculture, Livestock, Forests and the Environment; Public Works and Infrastructures, and Transport, the Postal Service and Telecommunications.

Following introductory words from the Prime Minister, two points were looked at. The first was in reference to the analysis of bilateral mechanisms of financing for development; a question that was presented by the Secretary of State, Charged with Monitoring the Horizonte 2020 Plan, Cesar Augusto Mba Abogo.

The second point was the presentation of conclusions from the High-level Seminar on the Business Climate in Equatorial Guinea, which was held recently at the Palace of Conferences, in Sipopo.

According to the presented report, through the participation of both public and private tiers, a productive dialogue was established, based on the shared development and achievement of the Government of Singapore, which increased awareness among the involved parties with respect to favourable factors for the strengthening of development of the national private sector and the adoption of implementation mechanisms necessary to boost direct foreign investment in the country.

Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office

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