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Prez Akufo-Addo on three-day visit to UK

THE PRESIDENT of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Sunday, November 19, 2017, for a three-day visit to the United Kingdom.

Yesterday, Monday, November 20, President Akufo-Addo met with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Rt. Hon. Theresa May.

The discussions between the pair centred on strengthening the ties of co-operation between the two countries, and moving the bilateral relations to a point beyond aid, and on the Commonwealth, as preparations for next year’s Commonwealth Summit intensify.

Later yesterday, the President delivered a speech on ‘Democracy and Development’ at the Cambridge Union Society of the University of Cambridge.

Today, Tuesday, November 21, the President speaks at an event, organised by the Royal Africa Society, Facebook and the Ghana 60 years on Committee, on the theme ‘Africa Beyond Aid,’ where the President will outline his vision for progress and prosperity of the continent.

President Akufo-Addo returns home tomorrow, Wednesday, November 22, 2017, but in his absence, the Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, shall, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution, act in his stead.

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