Text of Minister of State of India for IT and Telecommunications, Shri. Sachin Pilot's visit

The Hon’ble Minister of State of India for IT and Telecommunications , Shri. Sachin Pilot visited the Republic of Equatorial Guinea on 4th - 5th of May, 2011. He was accompanied on his visit by Shri. R. Bhagat, Joint Secretary, MEA and Shri. A. Chakraborty, Cd’A, Embassy of India, Angola (also accredited to Equatorial Guinea.) As the Special Envoy of the Prime Minister of India, Shri. Pilot called on the President of Equatorial Guinea. H.E. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and handed over a personal letter of invitation from H.E. Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India , to attend the second India-Africa Forum Summit to be held in Addis Ababa from May 20-27, 2011. Shri Pilot also held discussions on current state of world affairs with the President and reviewed bilateral ties with the Foreign Minister of Equatorial Guinea, H.E. Pastor Micha Ondo Bile . He also met his counterpart and discussed ways to enhance co operation in IT and telecommunications.