Monday, November 26, 2012

Permanent Mission Of Equatorial Guinea To The United Nations Celebrated The 44th Anniversary Of The Independence Of Equatorial Guinea

The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea to the United Nations celebrated the 44th anniversary of the independence of Equatorial Guinea, on November 9th, at the United Nations headquarters.

Anatolio Ndong Mba, Ambassador of the Permanent Mission of Equatorial Guinea to the United Nations, stressed the development the country is experiencing from the oil exploitation and the efforts of President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, the Government and the people of Equatorial Guinea to become an emerging country by 2020.

During a press conference with the television to African-Caribbean (ACRTV) based in New York, Ambassador Ndong Mba spoke about the past and the present of Equatorial Guinea.

Victor Mooney, Executive Director of South African International Arts and promoter of the Goree Challenge Initiative, took the opportunity to give Ambassador Ndong Mba two proclamations of recognition to deliver them to the President of the Republic:
- His Excellency Mr. Ruben Diaz Jr., President of the Municipality of Bronx (New York) in recognition of the efforts made by H.E. the President of the Republic in fighting the AIDS pandemic;
- His Excellency Mr. Marty Markowitz, Borough President of the municipality of Brooklyn, New York, also in recognition of the leadership of H.E. the President of the Republic in the campaign against pandemics such as HIV/AIDS.of the Republic in the campaign against pandemics such as HIV / AIDS.

The ceremony was attended by ambassadors, permanent representatives accredited to the United Nations, diplomats, representatives of the Agencies of the United Nations, NGOs