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Visit of President to Ghana (June 12-14, 2016)

June 06, 2016

  • Hon'ble President Shri Pranab Mukherjee will be paying a State visit to the Republic of Ghana from 12-14 June 2016, at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Mr. John Dramani Mahama. The President of India will be accompanied by a Minister of State, four Members of the Parliament, senior officials, business and media delegation.
  • Hon'ble President will be received on his arrival by H.E. Mr. Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, Vice-President of the Republic of Ghana and accorded a traditional Ghanian welcome.
  • Hon’ble President will have one-to-one meeting with President Mahama followed by delegation level talks. A number of Agreements are under process for signing including setting up of a Joint Commission between India and Ghana and renewal of Cultural Exchange Programme.
  • Hon'ble President would be delivering an address at the Joint Business Forum and at the University of Ghana. Hon’ble President would also interact with the Indian community at a reception organized by the Indian High Commissioner in honour of Hon’ble President.
  • Hon’ble President will unveil a statue of Mahatma Gandhi gifted by the Indian Council of Cultural Relations and also plant a sapling at the Flag Staff House (Ghanaian Presidential Complex), an iconic building built with the Indian assistance through a Line of credit. Hon’ble President will also visit the India-Ghana Kofi Annan Centre of ICT Excellence in Accra, set up with modest Indian assistance of US $ 2.86 million.
  • Bilateral trade and investments have been steadily growing. India's cumulative investments in Ghana till date have exceeded US$ 1 billion and bilateral trade crossed US $ 3 billion mark in 2015-16.
  • President Mahama will also host a State Banquet in honour of Hon’ble President and accompanying delegation.
  • Hon'ble President will depart for Cote d'Ivoire on 14th June, 2016.

New Delhi
June 6, 2016

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