Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has left the country for Cuba, on a two-day official visit.
Dr Bawumia will be the Special Guest of Honour at the Graduation Ceremony of 232 Ghanaian doctors trained at the University of Medical Sciences, Cuba.
He will also hold talks with the President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel; the Vice President of Cuba, Salvador Valdes Mesa; other senior Cuban Government officials and lay a commemorative wreath at the African Heroes Park.
In his absence, the Speaker of Parliament, Prof Aaron Mike Oquaye was Tuesday evening, in accordance with Article 60 (11) of the Constitution, act in his stead until the arrival of the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday July 18.
The President is currently on a one-week annual leave.
Dr. Bawumia will leave Havana in Cuba on Saturday, July 20, for Vancouver, Canada to lead Ghana’s delegation on a Trade and Investment Mission, organised by the Ghana High Commission in collaboration with the Canada Africa Strategic Investment Group Inc.
He will also deliver a lecture at the Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, and interact with the Ghanaian community in Vancouver.
Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia returns to Accra on Wednesday, July 24.
By 3news.com | Ghana