Akufo-Addo holds successful talks with Theresa May

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President Nana Akufo-Addo has completed bilateral talks with United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May.

The meeting held on Monday, November 20, forms part of activities for a 3-day visit, by Mr Akufo-Addo to the UK.

Among other things, Mr Akufo-Addo and Ms May engaged in discussions to promote democracy, governance and on the Commonwealth, as preparations for next year’s Commonwealth Summit intensify.

The two leaders also explored mutual trade and economic engagements, as Ghana embarks on a drive to a point beyond aid.
Mr Akufo-Addo is expected to deliver a speech later on the theme: “Democracy and Development”. This will be held at the Cambridge Union Society of the University of Cambridge.

On Tuesday, 21st November, the President will speak at an event, organised by the Royal African 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 22nd November, 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.

Source: Ghana/ClassFMonline.com/91.3FM

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