President Akufo-Addo on 3-day visit to UK

BY: Graphic.com.gh

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Sunday for a three-day visit to the United Kingdom.

A statement issued by Mr Eugene Arhin, Director of Communications at the Flagstaff said on Monday, November 20, President Akufo-Addo will meet with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, MP.

The discussions between the pair will centre on strengthening the ties of co-operation between the two countries, and moving the bilateral relations to a point beyond aid, and on the Commonwealth, as preparations for next year’s Commonwealth Summit intensify.

Later that day, the President will deliver a speech on “Democracy and Development” at the Cambridge Union Society of the University of Cambridge.

On Tuesday, November 21, the President will speak at an event, organised by the Royal Africa Society, Facebook and the Ghana 60 years on Committee, on “Africa Beyond Aid”, where the President will outline his vision for progress and prosperity of the continent.

President Akufo-Addo will return to Ghana on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 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.