MALABO, Equatorial Guinea
March 20, 2013
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The
Government of Equatorial Guinea
recently opened the headquarters of the new Office of Economic and Business Information of the Ministry of Economy, Commerce and Business Promotion (OIEE) to support the growth of small and medium businesses.
The office was built as part of the Government's initiative to promote
social and economic development
with the support of the Ministry and the company EG LNG. Together, they are working with international and national entrepreneurs to expand their businesses.
According to Daniel Minang, Director-General of Business Promotion, the OIEE was created based on recommendations resulting from the Second National Economic Conference and the EG LNG's suggestion to set up a business support office.
Entrepreneurs and reporters recently visited the new office to see firsthand how the Ministry and EG LNG are working together to promote social and economic growth. As part of their initiative, they will provide training and consulting services to businesses and employees as well as training courses for students.
"The operation is simple," said Daniel Minang, "businessmen or entrepreneurs come into the office and, as needed, the right technician helps them."
The creation of a new OIEE office is representative of the Government's efforts to achieve the objectives of
's plan for economic development.
About Equatorial Guinea
Republic of Equatorial Guinea
Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial
) is the only Spanish-speaking country in
, 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 hosted the 2011 Summit of the African Union. For more information, visit
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