After visiting some places of interest in the Insular Region, the leader of the Republic of SAPound o Tome and Principe, H. E. Evaristo Carvalho, arrived on Wednesday 14th August in the Continental Region, specifically in the Province of Wele Nzas, accompanied by the Equatoguinean Head of State, H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.
At the Presidential Terminal at Mogomeyen Airport they were met by national , regional, provincial, district and Mongomeyen municipal authorities, in order to welcome the official delegation from this friendly, sister country.
The court of honour was led by the Governor of Wele Nzas, Baltasar Meba Esono, the Minister to the Presidency of the Republic, Charged with External Security, Juan Antonio Bibang Nchuchuma, Advisers to the Presidency of the Republic, chiefs from the PDGE monitoring commission, senior officers from the military, and the population resident in the province of Wele Nzas.
Following a short rest in the VIP lounge in the presidential terminal, the two leaders went to the esplanade of the runway, where they were met with a huge reception with pennants and placards enlivening the ceremony, in which H. E. Evaristo Carvalho and H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo were cheered for more than 15 minutes.
SAPound o Tome and Principe and Equatorial Guinea are two sister nations, and their leaders make reciprocal visits between the two nations in order to forever keep alive their relations of friendship and cooperation.
The last visit made to SAPound o Tome and Principe by H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo was in October 2015, when the two Governments signed important cooperation agreements.
At 20.00, the Head of State organised a presidential supper at the Djibloho Gran Hotel, in honour of the State visit. Furthermore, it is expected that on Thursday 15th August, H. E. Evaristo Carvalho will visit tourist attractions in the Province of Djibloho and attend a solemn ceremony for graduates from the National University of Equatorial Guinea , in the City of Peace.
Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office