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General News of Sunday, 1 July 2018

Source: peacefmonline.com

President Akufo-Addo attends 31st summit in Mauritania

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Saturday, 30th June, 2018, to lead the Ghanaian delegation to the 31st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, which is being held in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

The meeting of the Heads of State will take place from 1st to 2nd July, 2018, under the theme, “Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable path to Africa’s Transformation”.

He was accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchway MP, and officials of the Presidency and the Foreign Ministry.

The President will return to Ghana on Monday, 2nd July, 2018, and in his absence, the Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, shall, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution, act in his stead.