Akufo-Addo attends UK-Africa summit

President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa.Akufo-Addo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Friday to attend the UK-Africa Investment Summit being held in London in the United Kingdom.

The UK-Africa Investment Summit hosted by British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, today, brings together businesses, governments and international institutions to showcase and promote the breadth and quality of investment opportunities across Africa.

According to a release from the Jubilee House, President Akufo-Addo will tomorrow deliver the keynote address at the Ghana Investment Opportunities Summit – a summit which aims to bring delegates, especially from the United Kingdom, to explore investment opportunities in Ghana.

The President will then travel to Davos, Switzerland, at the invitation of the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), Professor Klaus Schwab, to participate in the 50th anniversary celebration of the World Economic Forum Annual Meetings being held from tomorrow to Friday.

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The Davos Meeting has become an iconic global forum which brings together world leaders in politics, business, finance and academia to deliberate on matters affecting the global community.
The President was accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway; Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta; the chief executive officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, Yofi Grant; and officials from the Foreign Ministry and the Presidency.

He will return to Ghana on January 26, and in his absence, the Vice-President, Mahamudu Bawumia, shall, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution, act in his stead.

Source: Daily Statesman


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