President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Accra on Monday (17 July) for Portugal at the invitation of his Portuguese colleague Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.
Whilst in Lisbon, Akufo-Addo will participate in the Portuguese government’s organised EurAfrican Forum on Wednesday 19 July 2023.
He will also at the invitation of the European Corporate Council on Africa and the Middle East (ECAM), travel to Italy as a keynote speaker at the 4th ECAM Annual Summit scheduled to be held from the 23 to 24 July 2023 and meet with Italian Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni to discuss issues of mutual interest between the two countries.
He was accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, Minister of Defence, Dominic Nitiwul, Minister of Education, Yaw Osei Adutwum, Minister for Agriculture, Bryan Acheampong, and officials of the presidency and foreign ministry.
President Akufo-Addo will return to Ghana on Monday 24 July 2023.