PDGE General Secretary holds audience with Russian ambassador

On Wednesday 20th June, at the Office headquarters in Malabo, Jeronimo Osa Osa Ecoro, General Secretary of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE), received the new Russian Federation Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea, Anatoly Bashkin, with whom he spoke about matters of bilateral interest, particularly in the area of education, and the possibility of extending cooperation in other areas.

The meeting between the PDGE General Secretary and the Ambassador took place in the party audience room, in the presence of the Deputy General Secretary, Jesusa Obono Engono. This is the first audience that Osa Osa Ecoro has held with the Russian Ambassador, Anatoly Bashkin.

During the audience, the General Secretary, in the name of the President Founder of the PDGE, passed on via the Ambassador congratulations to the President, H. E. Vladimir Putin, for his re-election.

Osa Osa Ecoro also highlighted the support from Russia for our country in the training of professionals, and reiterated to the Ambassador that cooperation between the two countries would be strengthened apart from education, in other sectors such as agriculture and fishing.

The Ambassador, for his part, accepted the projects of the PDGE General Secretary, and also recognised the positive results obtained through cooperation between Russia and Equatorial Guinea. In addition, he welcomed as positive the proposal to increase the number of grants offered to Equatorial guinea by his country each year.

Furthermore, he highlighted the recent visit by the President of the Senate to Moscow, and reaffirmed Russian support for Equatorial Guinea on the United Nations Security Council, on which our country is a non-permanent member.

The Ambassador also pointed out that cooperation between the two countries will be extended in the areas of agriculture and fishing, as the intention of Russia is to accompany Equatorial Guinea through its process of industrialisation.

During the audience, the ambassador was accompanied by the Adviser from the embassy, Garik Martiosian.

Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

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