General News of Fri, 31 Aug 201850
Akufo-Addo leaves for China and Rwanda
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Thursday August 30, 2018, to lead a Ghanaian delegation for a State visit to the People’s Republic of China, at the invitation of President Xi Jinping.
The purpose of the visit is to deepen further the already strong relations that exist between Ghana and China, as well as explore other areas of co-operation to their mutual benefit, a statement issued by the Communications Bureau of the Presidency said.
Whilst in China, President Akufo-Addo will also attend the 3rd Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC), and address an investment forum of Ghanaian and Chinese business leaders, to be held in Shangdong Province.
Also, at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, President Akufo-Addo will, from the 6th to 7th September, participate in the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), being held on the theme “Lead, Measure, Grow: Enabling new pathways to turn smallholders into sustainable agribusinesses.”
The President will return to Ghana on Saturday, 8th September, 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.