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General News of Monday, 20 November 2017


Ghana, UK strengthen bilateral ties

President Akufo-Addo has held bilateral talks with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Rt. Hon. Theresa May.

The discussions between the pair on Monday centred on strengthening the ties of cooperation 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 today, the President is expected to deliver a speech on “Democracy and Development” at the Cambridge Union Society of the University of Cambridge.

President Akufo-Addo left Ghana on Sunday, November 19, 2017, for a 3-day visit to the United Kingdom.

On Tuesday, 21st November, 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.

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