Head of State Meeting between the President and the Nobel Prize winner Luc Montagnier After they met during the inauguration on Tuesday, November 26, of the Center of Francophonie in Bata, the Head of State received in an official audience this illustrious doctor of medicine, discoverer of the AIDS virus.

29/11/2013

President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo received the Professor and Doctor Luc Montagnier, president of the World Foundation for AIDS Research and Prevention, with whom he discussed health issues and those concerning the “Leopold Sedar Senghor” Center of Francophonie, inaugurated on Tuesday in the city of Bata, capital of the province of Litoral.

The French virologist, Luc Montagnier, is famous worldwide for leading the first team that discovered the AIDS virus in 1983. Since then, he is considered a true eminence in this field. The recognition of the scientific community came with the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2008.

Text: Maria Jesus Nsang Nguema (Presidential Press).
Equatorial Guinea’s Press and Information Office.

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