Akufo-Addo leaves for South Africa, US and Ethiopia

Akufo-Addo leaves for South Africa, US and Ethiopia
Source: Ghana|Myjoyonline.com | AI
Date: 04-02-2019 Time: 12:02:18:pm
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President Akufo-Addo left Ghana on Sunday, for an eight-day working visit to South Africa, the United States of America, and Ethiopia.

In South Africa, he will participate in the 2019 edition of the Investing in African Mining Indaba, the world’s largest mining investment conference. 

It is dedicated to the capitalisation and development of mining in Africa, where he will deliver the keynote address.

In the United States of America, the President, at the invitation of the National Prayer Breakfast Host Committee, will attend and deliver a keynote speech at the 67th Annual National Prayer Breakfast to be held on Thursday.

He will also participate in a fundraising event for the construction of the National Cathedral. 

In Ethiopia, President Akufo-Addo will lead Ghana’s delegation to the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU).

This is being held on the theme “Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa”.

He is expected to return to Ghana on Monday and in his absence, the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, shall, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution, act in his stead.


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