The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has left Ghana today, Monday, March 25, 2019, for a 1-day official visit to Malta. He was
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has left Ghana today, Monday, March 25, 2019, for a 1-day official visit to Malta.
He was invited by President of Malta, Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, who was one of the first foreign leaders to pay an official visit to Ghana, under the Akufo-Addo presidency in July 2017.
The reciprocal visit is aimed at deepening and strengthening the ties that exist between the two countries, as well as exploring other areas of co-operation for their mutual benefit.
President Akufo-Addo, as part of his visit, will address the Ghana-Malta Business Forum, being held to increase the over $19 million Maltese investments Ghana to a larger figure.
The President was accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, MP; the Minister for Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen, and officials of the Presidency and Foreign Ministry.
Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has been charged to take over the affairs of the state until President Akufo-Addo’s return on Tuesday, March 26, 2019.
“President Akufo-Addo will return to Ghana on Tuesday, 26th March, 2019, and in his absence, the Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, shall, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution, act in his stead,” a press release from the Jubilee House Communications Bureau stated.
By: Kekeli Kuatsenu/Awakenewsonline.com