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General News of Friday, 22 June 2018

Source: kasapafmonline.com

Akufo Addo accepts credentials of four new Ambassadors

President Akufo Addo has accepted the credentials of four new Ambassadors who are beginning their duty tour in Ghana after their countries appointed them to serve.

The Ambassadors who presented their credentials include Mohammed Farahat, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Morocco to Ghana; Dr. Valerii Aleksandruk, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Ghana; Jalel Trabelsi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Tunisia to Ghana, and Antonio Pedro Da Vinha, Portuguese Ambassador to Ghana.

The Morrocoan Ambassador was first to present his letters of credence. He indicated that the implementation of some 25 agreements signed during the February 2017, visit to Ghana by His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco will be his top priority. He added that he is delighted to serve in Ghana and that he is looking forward to a successful duty tour. President Akufo Addo, wished him well and pledged that the President and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will always be available to assist him with every help he would need to succeed during his stay.

The next to present his letters of credence was the Tunisian Ambassador. In his submission, he said he is eagerly looking forward to working closely with Ghana’s high authorities to develop bilateral relations between the two countries, open new horizons for cooperation and to further strengthen dialogue and consultation at all levels between Tunisia and Ghana.

The Ukrainian Ambassador to Ghana is his address after his presentation, solicited for Ghana’s help as they continue to battle Russia over its illegal annexation of Crimea and the quest to secure the territorial integrity of Ukraine.

The Portuguese Ambassador to Ghana was last to present his credentials. He pledged to strengthen bilateral relations between Ghana and Portugal especially in the area of business and trade. President Akufo Addo said Ghana’s relationship with Portugal dates back into the 17th century and that it is time to develop further the relationship and to make it a more beneficial one for the two peoples of Ghana and Portugal.