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Akufo-Addo leaves for 3-day Zambia visit

Since becoming president, Akufo-Addo has visited a number of African countries including neighbouring La Cote d’Ivoire

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has left Accra for a three-day visit to Zambia.

The visit is at the invitation of Zambian leader, Edgar Lungu, a statement from the presidency said on Monday.

The visit comes barely a day after the president made a short dash to Nigeria.

President Akufo-Addo is expected to hold bilateral talks with his Zambian counterpart, Edgar Lungu, while in the south African country.

The two African leaders are expected to deepen bilateral ties as well as explore areas of cooperation to the mutual benefit of their respective countries.

While in Zambia, Ghana’s leader will attend the 53rd Zambia International Trade Fair in the copperbelt province of Ndola, where he will be the Special Guest of Honour.

He is accompanied by wife Rebecca, Minister of Foreign Affairs Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey and other government functionaries.

He is expected back home on Thursday.

Source: 3news.com|Ghana

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