Monday, July 9, 2018

Equatorial Guinea President Strengthens Ties with Saudi Arabia

The President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, HE Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, strengthened bilateral ties with Prince Sheik Amed Martoum of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Equatorial Guinea discussed the progress of the various projects included in the memorandum of understanding between the two countries, as well as future cooperation in areas of mutual interest.

Equatorial Guinea enjoys close economic relations with the Kingdom, and hosted the first Equatorial Guinea – Saudi Arabia Economic Forum in Jeddah earlier in the year, as well as the Arab-Africa World Forum last year.

Most recently, the Minister of Economy, Planning, and Public Investments travelled to the Kingdom for the Investment Initiatives Forum for the Future, where he met with high-level officials from the Kingdom to discuss and sign key agreements regarding economic development of energy, agriculture, fisheries, and mining.