GHANA, BURKINA FASO AGREE TO STRENGTHEN ECONOMIC RELATIONS
ACCRA, Ghana- Ghana and its northern neighbour, Burkina Faso, agreed here to deepen their bilateral and economic cooperation in various fields.
The agreement came, after a three-day meeting of Ghana-Burkina Faso Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation, by 43 senior officials from Burkina Faso and 47 from the Ghanaian side.
A press release said, Burkina Faso’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Alpha Barry, and Ghana’s Minister for Monitoring and Evaluation, Anthony Akoto Osei, signed on behalf of their governments, four broad agreements for cooperation.
“President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana, and President Roch Marc Christian Kabore of Burkina Faso, have expressed very strong commitment to cooperate in all these sectors, for the mutual benefit of our peoples,” Akoto Osei said, in his closing statement.
He said, the two countries are quite advanced in their discussion, to team up in developing Railway Inter-connectivity Project, linking Ghana and Burkina Faso, to ensure greater cross-border trade and regional integration.
The two countries also reaffirmed their commitment, to enhancing the long-standing and friendly bilateral relations.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK