Ghana Calls For More Progressive Relations With U.S.

ACCRA, Ghana Ghanaian President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Monday, called for a new and more progressive agenda, in its relations with the United States.

This relationship, Akufo-Addo said, should focus more on trade and investment, which will be of mutual benefit to both countries.

We are looking for a new, more progressive agenda between us, which is an agenda where Ghanaian and American enterprises will get together, to promote economic relations between our two countries, the president said, during a visit by Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Pelosi arrived in Ghana on Sunday, leading a delegation from the U.S. House of Representatives on a visit, the first by a speaker of the U.S. legislature, to Ghana.

Pelosi also praised Ghana for its democratic credentials and relative stability within the African region.