GHANA’S PRESIDENT AKUFI-ADDO TO VISIT ZAMBIATHIS JULY

LUSAKA, President Nana Akuffo-Ado of Ghana is expected to visit Zambia in July for the official opening of this year’s International Trade Fair in Ndola, about 275 kilometres north of here.

This was disclosed here Wednesday by the visiting Ghanaian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sherley Botchwey, who said the Ghanaian head of State was keen to boost Zambia-Ghana relations.

Speaking when she called on Minister of Foreign Affairs Harry Kalaba, Botchwey said the the two countries were planning to exploit opportunities across various sectors which would economically benefit them.

Kalaba, who described the visit by the Ghanaian Minister as significant, said it was a leap toward the planned strengthening of relations between the two countries as they seek to break down barriers.

Zambia and Ghana have signed a joint permanent commission for cooperation.

Meanwhile, President Edgar Lungu has thanked President Akuffo-Ado for accepting the invitation to attend this year’s International Trade Fair in Ndola.

President Lungu, who also held talks with Botchwey, said the two governments also wanted to enhance economic co-operation, especially in the steel industry.

Botchwey said Ghana has a lot to learn from Zambia, especially in the steel manufacturing sector. Speaking during a visit to Universal Mining and Chemical Industry Limited in Kafue, 58 km southeast of here, Botchwey said she was pleased to learn that Zambia produced steel for local use and export.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

GHANA’S PRESIDENT AKUFI-ADDO TO VISIT ZAMBIATHIS JULY

LUSAKA, President Nana Akuffo-Ado of Ghana is expected to visit Zambia in July for the official opening of this year’s International Trade Fair in Ndola, about 275 kilometres north of here.

This was disclosed here Wednesday by the visiting Ghanaian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sherley Botchwey, who said the Ghanaian head of State was keen to boost Zambia-Ghana relations.

Speaking when she called on Minister of Foreign Affairs Harry Kalaba, Botchwey said the the two countries were planning to exploit opportunities across various sectors which would economically benefit them.

Kalaba, who described the visit by the Ghanaian Minister as significant, said it was a leap toward the planned strengthening of relations between the two countries as they seek to break down barriers.

Zambia and Ghana have signed a joint permanent commission for cooperation.

Meanwhile, President Edgar Lungu has thanked President Akuffo-Ado for accepting the invitation to attend this year’s International Trade Fair in Ndola.

President Lungu, who also held talks with Botchwey, said the two governments also wanted to enhance economic co-operation, especially in the steel industry.

Botchwey said Ghana has a lot to learn from Zambia, especially in the steel manufacturing sector. Speaking during a visit to Universal Mining and Chemical Industry Limited in Kafue, 58 km southeast of here, Botchwey said she was pleased to learn that Zambia produced steel for local use and export.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK