Five Ambassadors have presented their letters of credence to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at a colourful ceremony at the Jubilee House in Accra.
The envoys are Bril Vyacheslav – Belarus, Jyrki Juhani- Finland , Amadu Taal- Gambia, Imaani Ouaadil- Morocco and Natasha Halfhuid, from Suriname.
They all congratulated Ghana for hosting the Secretariat of the Continental Free Trade area and pledge to strengthen relations between Ghana and their respective countries.
The first to present her letters of credence is the Morrocan Ambassador, Imaani Ouaadil. She pledged to strengthen the economic relations that exist between the two countries.
She was hopeful that during her period of stay in Ghana, she will spare no effort to expand and deepen mutually beneficial cooperation, enhance the mutual understanding and friendship between the two governments and its peoples.
The second was Ambassador Natasha Halfhuid, of Suriname.
Suriname like Ghana, has huge reserves of rainforest with an abundance of freshwater conducive for faming and eco-tourism.
The country is also rich in gold mines, bauxite and prospects of huge deposits of oil and gas.
She pledged to open a new chapter in trade relations between the countries.
President Akufo-Addo said Ghana will liaise with Surinam to enhance the exploitation of her natural resources by tapping on the technological know how of Belarus.
The Ambassador of Belarus, Bril Vyacheslav, for his part noted that Ghana is not only known as a country with huge economic potential but is also considered to be the hub to the West African Market.
He said Belarus will intensify the development of trade and economic relations between the two countries.
Finland Ambassador to Ghana, Jyrki Juhani, proposed that Finland is ready to make available to Ghana all the policies that has made her educational system a success.
President Akufo-Addo said government will send a delegation to Finland to gather first hand information of the Finnish education system.
The last to present his credential was the Gambian High Commissioner to Ghana, Amadu Taal.
He commended President Akufo Addo for what he says is “the clear vision you have defined for the development of your country.
President Akufo-Addo wished the envoys a successful tour of duty in Ghana.
Story filed by Bright Ntramah