ACCRA, The President of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, has arrived in Accra for a three-day State visit aimed at enhancing ties between the two countries.

President Coleiro Preca, who was accompanied by her husband, Edgar Preca, was met on arrival at the Kotoka International Airport here Tuesday by Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and later called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at Flagstaff House where both leaders held talks focused on strengthening bilateral relations.

The Maltese President is leading a delegation of business people looking to explore opportunities for investment in Africa.

Vice-President Bawumia, told her that Ghana was looking to strengthening bilateral ties with Malta, assuring that the country had the right climate for doing business in the sub-region.

Espousing Ghana’s credentials as a beacon of democracy, peace and stability in West Africa, the Vice President said the country was on the path of development and was open for business.

President Coleiro Preca said Malta was looking to strengthening existing ties with Ghana. She and her spouse will visit Kumasi, Ghana’s second biggest city, on Thursday. She is expected to pay a call on the Asantehene (traditional ruler), Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, at the Manhyia Palace, and visit the Hope X Change Medical Centre, an 80-bed hospital initiated by Malta.

She will also visit Cape Coast and take part in a business forum also in Accra.


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