Press conference for Minister for Information on Interministerial Council

The Minister for Information, Press and Radio, and Government Spokesperson, Eugenio Nze Obiang, gave a press conference to report on the Interministerial Council meeting, which took place on 28th March, and was overseen by the Prime Minister, Francisco Pascual Obama Asue.

Nze Obiang first referred to the draft General Road Transport Law, presented by the Ministry for Transport, the Postal Service, and Telecommunications.

Then, the Minister for Information reported on the next matter covered by the meeting, relating to the presentation by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simeon Oyono, who commented on the recent State visits made by the President of the Republic to Ethiopia and India, and the various agreements signed with these countries, and the setting up of the International Solar Alliance (ISA). Under this point, the minister also recalled that the Head of State had endorsed the commitments of Agenda 2020.

Then, Nze Obiang commented on the progress in multiple economic sectors in Equatorial guinea, providing economic indicators and underlining the increase in the social well-being of the population.

Furthermore, the Government Spokesperson referred to the attendance by an Equatoguinean delegation to the African Union Summit on the creation of a free circulation area on the continent, which was attended by the Prime Minister, in representation of the President of the Republic.

The organisation of the commissions for the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of National Independence was another of the matters covered at the meeting.

The Minister also reported that the Ministry for Transport had presented the proposal for Equatorial Guinea to hold the Meeting of Telecommunications Ministers from the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP), and confirmed approval for holding the meeting.

Furthermore, Nze Obiang commented on the presentation by the Secretary of State Charged with the Treasury, Milagrosa Obono Angue, on the report by the Financial Investigation Agency; a presentation which was applauded by all those present.

In that respect, the upcoming celebration of an autonomous monographic council meeting was mentioned to deal with the situation of national companies, and other financial instruments that contribute to the State coffers.

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

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