On Tuesday 8th October, in the Senate, the study under second reading of the Draft Law on Mines in Equatorial Guinea, the work of which is being carried out by members of the Permanent Commission on Energy, Industry, Mines and Tourism, under the moderation of the President of the Upper Chamber, Teresa Efua Asangono, came to a close.
After presenting the draft summary of the articles looked at during the previous day’s session, the president of the Permanent Commission on Energy, Industry, Mines and Tourism and First Spokesperson of the Table, Atanasio Ela Ntugu Nsa, agreed with the Senators on the terminology and concepts that could impede a correct interpretation of the Draft law on Mines, and following days of intense debate they have arrived at the final stage with conclusions including suggestions and partial amendments to be put to the Government Delegation during its upcoming appearance before the commission.
The day concluded with an agreement to carefully review the amendments submitted by the Lower Chamber, whose notes could be reflected in the text resulting from the study of the same instrument in the Senate, following the upcoming appearance of the institutional Government delegation, in order to obtain a partial version which will be submitted for adoption, in the event, before the plenary session of this legislative body.
After the deliberations, the final minutes of the meeting served for the legislators to agree on their participation in the events commemorating the 51st Anniversary of Independence in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, the celebration of which will take place in the city of La Paz, in the Province of Djibloho.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea