Government Inauguration in Bata of the First Forum on Sports in Equatorial Guinea On behalf of the Head of State, the Prime Minister, Vicente Ehate Tomi, inaugurated this conference, which are aimed at finding ways to promote sports in Equatorial Guinea. During the inauguration, the Great Sportsman Award was presented to President Obiang.

18/01/2014

The Ngolo Palace in Bata is the center that hosts this important Conference on the "State of Sports in Equatorial Guinea," which will run until January 19, and during which the problems and options to improve everything relating to sports in our country will be analyzed.

During the inauguration, in the absence of the Head of State, due to incompatibilities in his agenda, the Prime Minister presided over it, which took place at eleven o'clock in the morning.

The conference is an initiative promoted by the Minister of Youth and Sports himself, Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, who reminded those present of the importance that sports being a part of education from the earliest age, to educate youths that can defend the colors of the nation. He also stressed the need to build infrastructures and provide resources not only in the capitals, but also in peripheral locations, in order to promote sports in the country.

Meanwhile, Vicente Ehate Tomi recognized that this meeting should become the starting point for national sports in order to reap results "I am sure that this conference will be full of in ideas," said the Prime Minister, who was also accompanied by the Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Lucas Nguema Esono.

During the inauguration, the Ministry of Sports announced the presentation of the Great Sportsman Award to the Head of State, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, for maintaining his sports activity for years until now, as well as for his dedication to promoting national sports.

Equatorial Guinea’s Press and Information Office.

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