President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Ghana on Monday, March 7, to lead Ghana’s delegation to the Dubai Expo 2020.
The Expo aims to forge new partnerships and inspire ground-breaking solutions across key industries worldwide. It also seeks to raise awareness about the worldwide issues that mankind faces.
The Expo provides several possibilities for networking and the promotion of international connections. Individual pavilions will be set up at Expo 2020, with countries exhibiting their unique cultures and technical innovations.
President Akufo-Addo will deliver a statement on ‘Ghana Day’ scheduled for March 8, 2022.
He will hold bilateral talks on matters of mutual interest with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
President Akufo-Addo will also participate in a Business Forum under the auspices of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) and hold meetings with other investors interested in doing business in Ghana.
The President was accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey; the Minister for Trade and Industry, Alan Keyerematen, and the Presidency and Foreign Ministry officials.
The President will return to Ghana on Thursday, March 10.
In his absence, the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, shall, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution, act in his stead.