President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Ghana today, Sunday, 28 March 2021, for Spain to attend the ‘Focus Africa 2023’ Conference being held in Madrid.
Focus Africa 2023, an in-person conference, defines Spanish foreign action in Africa until 2023 and forms part of the Spanish Foreign Action Strategy 2021-2024.
It includes the specific actions the Spanish government intends to take with key stakeholders in Africa, including Ghana, and it is aligned with the realisation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Union’s 2063 Agenda.
The President was accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, and officials of the Presidency and Foreign Ministry.
The President will return to Ghana on Tuesday, 30 March 2021.
In his absence, Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia, shall, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution, act as President.