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Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair calls on VP Bawumia

BY: Graphic Online
Former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair and Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia during their meeting at the Jubilee House
Former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair and Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia during their meeting at the Jubilee House

Former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair, early on today, Thursday, February 3, called on Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia at the Jubilee House in Accra.

The meeting discussed challenging global issues, including the devastating Covid-19 pandemic, as well as digitization.

On Covid-19, the pair spoke about the difficult global economic situation caused by Covid-19 and how countries around the world are putting in place measures to ameliorate the impact.

And on digitization, former Prime Minister Blair and Vice President Bawumia discussed the role digitalization can play in Ghana and Africa as a whole to accelerate economic recovery and transformation.

Blair, who is a good friend of the Vice President, served as UK Prime Minister from 2007 to 2017.

Currently, he is the Executive Chairman of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, a non profit organisation he set up which helps countries to address some of the most difficult challenges in the world.