Tue. Jul 27th, 2021

Akufo-Addo heads to Spain to attend conference

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President Akufo-Addo has travelled to Spain to attend the “Focus Africa 2023” Conference, being held in Madrid.

A statement from the presidency announced his departure today.

He will return to Ghana on Tuesday, 30th March, 2021.

Focus Africa 2023, an in-person Conference, defines Spanish foreign action in Africa until 2023, and forms part of the Spanish Foreign Action Strategy 2021-2024.

It includes the specific actions the Spanish Government intends to take with key stakeholders in Africa, including Ghana, and it is aligned with the realisation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Union’s 2063 Agenda.

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

In the President’s absence, the Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, shall, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution, act in his stead.

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