The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Agapito Mba Mokuy, together with the Delegate Minister, Pedro Ela Nguema Buna, chaired a meeting with his staff on the morning of Wednesday, March 25, at the new headquarters of the ministry in Malabo II.
The meeting of Mba Mokuy with ministry officials is the first so far this year, and there they discussed the three topics covered by the agenda: the Diplomatic Conference which starts on Friday, March 27, the move of the ministerial staff to the new headquarters and miscellaneous issues.
Regarding the Diplomatic Conference with the ambassadors and heads of diplomatic missions, the Minister said that this forum is a tradition, although the last one took place in 2010. It aims to give political guidance on the work of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to present coordinated strategies abroad.
The conference will be attended by all the ambassadors and heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Equatorial Guinea abroad, and the Head of State, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, will inaugurate it on Friday, March 27. During the meeting, the diplomatic participants will speak to explain issues of cooperation between our country and the nations in which they hold office, as well as mechanisms for strengthening this cooperation.
The heads of the departments related to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, such as Finance and Budgets; Mines, Industry and Energy; National Security and the Economy, Planning and Public Investment will also participate.
Mba Mokuy stated that it is appropriate that the Equatorial Guinean diplomats report on their task. At the forum, it is expected that there will be approximately 38 presentations and will be carried out regions: Africa, America, Asia and Europe. This conference also wants to establish the action plan of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the next fiscal year.
Text and photos: Clemente Ela Ondo Onguene (D. G. Base Internet)
Equatorial Guinea’s Press and Information Office