Aristides Gomes, Prime Minister of the Republic of Guinea Bissau, is in Malabo on an official visit, and has been received by his counterpart, the Prime Minister of the Government, Charged with Administrative Coordination, Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, in his office at the headquarters of the Presidency of the Government.
Within the context of the relations of friendship and cooperation between the Governments of Malabo and Bissau, the Prime Ministers of Equatorial Guinea and Guinea Bissau, Francisco Pascual Obama Asue and Aristides Gomes, met on Monday 25th June, to talk about matters of mutual interest between the two countries.
During the audience, which was also attended by the ministers for Foreign Affairs from the two nations, Obama Asue and Aristides Gomes both expressed the firm will of the Heads of State in Equatorial Guinea and Guinea Bissau to extend and promote bilateral cooperation.
Aristides Gomes highlighted the example of the unquestionable progress and development which Equatorial Guinea has achieved on a subregional level in particular, and on the African continent in general. He also underlined the successful integration of our country within the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP).
For his part, Obama Asue told his counterpart that the reputation enjoyed by the Republic of Equatorial Guinea nowadays was due to the political stability and dialogue stemming from the leadership of H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.
It is worth mentioning that in the near future Guinea Bissau will be holding legislative elections.
The meeting was also attended, on the Equatorial Guinea side, by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Simeon Oyono Esono; the Minister for Public Administration and Administrative Reform, Faustino Ndong, representing the Minister Secretary General, and the Adviser to the Presidency of the Government, Charged with Judicial Affairs, Pedro Ondo Ngua.
On the Guinea Bissau side, Aristides Gomes was accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Negotiations, International Cooperation and Communities, Joao Ribeiro Butiam Co, and the Head of the Civil House of the Presidency of the Republic of Guinea Bissau, Fabian Sagma.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea