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PM meeting with President Nana Akufo-Addo: 20 November 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May met with Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo.

Prime Minister Theresa May and President Nana Akufo-Addo
Prime Minister Theresa May and President Nana Akufo-Addo

A Downing Street spokesperson said:

This afternoon Prime Minister Theresa May welcomed President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana to Downing Street for a bilateral meeting.

The Prime Minister congratulated President Akufo-Addo on Ghana’s 60th Anniversary of Independence and affirmed her wish to renew the UK-Ghana partnership for the next 60 years and beyond.

They discussed how to build on bilateral trade ties, including by encouraging more UK companies to invest in Ghana.

The Prime Minister said that she looked forward to welcoming the President back to London in April for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. They agreed on the importance of engaging with young people and putting them at the heart of the Commonwealth agenda.

The leaders noted the importance of UK and Ghana’s close co-operation on key security challenges including counter-terrorism, organised crime and human trafficking.

Published 20 November 2017