Vice-President receives Prime Minister

The Vice-President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, in his capacity as Vice-President of the Council of Ministers, H. E. Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, was informed of the progress of some Government programmes, in an audience granted by the Minister for national Defence to the Prime Minister, Charged with Administrative Coordination, Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, on 8th may.

Equatorial Guinea wishes to execute in record time the programmes set out by the Government. This was the focus of the conversations held between the Vice-President, H. E. Teodoro Nguema Obiang and the Prime Minister, who reported on progress in various sectors, such as forestry.

As Prime Minister, Charged with Administrative Coordination, I must report to the Vice-president on Government affairs, in order to notify him of progress in activities, in his capacity as Vice-President of the Council of Ministers”, declared Obama Asue. The Head of State and Government has carried out a reshuffle of the Government; and I have the obligation to notify the Vice-President regarding all these changes and the new dynamism implemented in the affected ministerial departments”, he added.

This meeting also served to report “on the exact compliance by myself of the recommendations that he gave me for specific inspections in the forestry sector”, declared Pascual Obama Asue, before the national press.

The Head of Administrative Coordination also spoke about working with equity in order to prevent corruption and abuses that the Head of State and Government has complained about on various occasions.

Furthermore, the Prime Minister also affirmed, He also shared his concerns about other ministerial problems, in order to look at how things can really be organised in order to prevent “abuse, indiscipline and corruption”, as the President of the Republic indicated today.

One of the advances can also be seen in the directorates that Malabo adopted when organising at the start of the month the Third Economic Conference, with the aim of analysing and setting out more actions aimed at diversifying the sources of the economy and further decentralising the administration”.

Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office

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