A total of ten diplomats from countries with whom the Republic of Equatorial Guinea has diplomatic relations presented on Thursday, February 19, their credentials to the Head of State and Government, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo in the People’s Palace of Malabo.
They were Alex Asum-Ahensan, new Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana; Rainer Konrad Munzel, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany; Amadou Dem, Ambassador of the Republic of Mali; Gilberto Buta Lutucuta, Ambassador of the Republic of Angola; Promise Mbisa, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Swaziland; Alex Villaluz Lamadrid, Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines; Youssouf Assoumani Mondoha, Ambassador of the Union of Comoros; Jan de Bruyne, Ambassador of Belgium; Saoudatou Ndiaye Seck, Ambassador of the Republic of Senegal, and Acisclo Valladares Molina, Ambassador of the Republic of Guatemala. The presentation of credentials was carried out in the presence of members of the Government, headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Agapito Mba Mokuy, and presidential advisers.
The Ambassadors of Ghana, Germany, Mali and Angola, will reside in Malabo, while those of Swaziland and Comoros Union will do so in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia; that of the Philippines in Abudja; that of Belgium in Yaounde; that of Senegal in Libreville and that of Guatemala in London.
Besides the presentation of credentials, the new diplomats also held audiences with President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo in order to have the first contact. Finally, they signed the guestbook of the People’s Palace of Malabo.
Text: Maria Jesus Nsang
Photos: Manuel Mangue
Equatorial Guinea’s Press and Information Office