Ghanaian President Arrives In Liberia Tomorrow, Friday

President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa

The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa is expected to arrive in Liberia on Friday, May 26, 2017 for a two-day official visit.

According to a Foreign Ministry press release, the Ghanaian leader will hold discussions with his Liberian counterpart, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, aimed at cementing the already cordial bilateral relations subsisting between Liberia and Ghana.

Following his meeting with the Liberian leader, the two African leaders will engage in a working lunch with Liberian Government officials from both sides primarily to discuss issues concerning the Liberia-Ghana Joint Commission which focuses on key bilateral agreements reached between the two countries aimed at strengthening technical and bilateral cooperation.

While in the Country, the Ghanaian President will have the opportunity to visit few sites around Monrovia before being treated to a state dinner ion the evening.

On Saturday, President Akufa-Addo will hold a series of meetings including one with the African diplomatic corps, and the Ghanaian community in Liberia before departing the country later in the evening.

The Ghanaian President will be accompanied to Liberia by his Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Mr. Shirly Ayorkor Botchwey, among others; while former Ghanaian Ambassador to Liberia, H.E. Kodje Asimeng Wadee forms part of his advanced team.

The two-day officials visit is part of president Akufo-Addo’s sub-regional tour since his inauguration as the fifth president of Ghana’s fourth Republic. It also comes ahead of the upcoming 51st Ordinary Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government at the Roberts International Airport, Lower Margibi County on June 4th, 2017 at which time he is expected to be in attendance for the first time since his inauguration as President of Ghana.


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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.