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General News of Tuesday, 10 July 2007

Source: GNA

Italian President Napolitano departs

Accra, July 10, GNA - The President of Italy, Mr. Giorgio Napolitano, left Accra on Tuesday after a three-day state visit.

Before his departure, President Napolitano was escorted to the dais where the national anthems of Ghana and Italy were played accompanied by a 21-gun salute.

At the airport to see him off were President John Agyekum Kufuor, Ministers of State, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General J.B. Danquah and Deputy IGP, Mrs. Elisabeth Mills- Robertson.

During the visit, President Napolitano held talks with President Kufuor, inspected construction work at the Accra Sports Stadium and was guest of honour at a state banquet. 10 July 07