Equatorial Guinea Fosters Relations With Spain

Jun 25, 2010, 12:41 ET from Republic of Equatorial Guinea

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) Secretary of State for Consular Affairs and Cultural Rights, Esperanza Gertrudis Davies Eiso met with Ambassador Manuel Gomez-Acebo Rodriguez-Spiteri of Spain to discuss bilateral relations between Spain and Equatorial Guinea.

The two parties addressed current law and cooperation in regard to immigration as well as the current guidelines for granting visas for citizens from both countries. The need to exchange information and undertake actions of awareness and flexibility was also discussed.  

The meeting between the Secretary of State and the Ambassador was part of a broader of effort by the government to enhance relations with the international community and initiate global partnerships.

Equatorial Guinea's Director General of the Diplomatic Information Office, Domingo Nguema Edu, and the Director General of Consular Affairs, Sinforiano Ela also attended the meeting along with the Second Chief of Embassy, Tada Eizaguirre Bastida.

About Equatorial Guinea

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) is the only Spanish-speaking country in Africa, and one of the smallest nations on the continent. In the late-1990s, American companies helped discover the country's oil and natural gas resources, which only within the last five years began contributing to the global energy supply. Equatorial Guinea is now working to serve as a pillar of stability and security in its region of West Central Africa. The country will host the 2011 Summit of the African Union. For more information, visit http://www.guineaecuatorialpress.com.

This has been distributed by Qorvis Communications, LLC on behalf the Republic of Equatorial Guinea. More information on this relationship is on file at the United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC.

SOURCE Republic of Equatorial Guinea