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Akufo-Addo to spend a week in three countries for official business

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has left Ghana for the United Kingdom to attend the 5th Edition of the Financial Times Africa Summit, which begins from Sunday to Tuesday.

He left Accra Friday accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, officials of the Presidency and the Foreign Ministry.

The summit is on the theme “Africa Means Business” and features “high profile speakers in business, politics and economics, as well as Heads of State committed to making business central to their development goals.”

While in London, the president will hold meetings with CEOs of some important global enterprises.

The President will on Wednesday October 10 fly to Yerevan, Armenia, to lead a Ghanaian delegation to the 17th Summit of Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie.

The summit will take place from October 11 to 12, 2018.

Ghana, which has been an Associate Member of La Francophonie since 2006, will be admitted at the Summit as a Full Member.

It will thus make Ghana one of a handful of countries that enjoy full membership of both the Commonwealth and La Francophonie.

Nana Akufo-Addo will after the Summit, fly to Paris, France, for a series of meetings with some potential investors on Saturday, October 13, 2018.

He will return to Ghana on Sunday, October 14, 2018.

The Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution, is acting as president of Ghana.

By 3news.com|Ghana

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