The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Thursday, 8th August, 2019, for 2-day official visit to the Republic of Angola, at the invitation of President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço.
The visit, the first by a Ghanaian President, is aimed at deepening and strengthening the ties that exist between the two countries, as well as exploring possible areas of co-operation for their mutual benefit.
Whilst in Angola, President Akufo-Addo will hold bilateral talks with his Angolan counterpart, and address a special sitting of the National Assembly.
The President was accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, MP; the Minister for Energy, Hon. John Peter Amewu; the Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Hon. Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, MP; Deputy Minister for Education, Hon. Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, MP, and officials of the Presidency and Foreign Ministry.
President Akufo-Addo will return to Ghana on Friday, 9th August, 2019, and in his absence, the Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, shall, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution,