The President, Nana Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday left the country to attend the Global Education Summit in the United Kingdom.

This is at the invitation of the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, and UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.

President Akufo-Addo will be leading Ghana’s delegation to the Summit to be held from July 28 to 29, in London. 

The Global Education Summit: Financing GPE 2021-2025 will be a key moment for the global community to come together and support quality education for all children.

A centre-piece of the summit will be the opportunity for leaders to make 5-year pledges to support GPE’s work to help transform education systems in up to 90 countries and territories

The President will also, at the invitation of the Founder/Chief Executive Officer of the Emerging Business Intelligence & Innovation (EBII) Group, attend as Special Guest of Honour, and deliver the keynote address at the 2021 African Investments Risks and Compliance (IRC) Summit, on July 30, at the University of Oxford.

The President was accompanied by the Foreign Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway; Education Minister, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum and officials of the Presidency and Foreign Ministry.

The President will return to Ghana on August 1, and in his absence, the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, shall, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution, act in his stead.