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Aug 30, 2011

Ghana to benefit from President Southern Africa tour


Mr. Koku Anyidoho, Communications Director at the Presidency says Ghana is likely to derive substantial benefits from recent trips by President John Evans Atta Mills to South Africa and Namibia.

According to him, the trip has offered the President, the opportunity to further strengthen bilateral relations with his counterparts, a development which is expected to attract foreign investment into the country.

Mr. Anyidoho made this known in Accra, pointing out that Ghanaians will begin to reap the benefits of the agreements in Tourism, Diplomacy, Trade and Investment, Military and Security Co-operation, which will find expression in enhanced socio-economic development of the country.

President Mills led a delegation to visit South Africa, where he met with his counterpart, President Jacob Zumah, and other Government Officials.

The Presidential delegation signed five agreements in South Africa on Trade and Investment, Tourism, Diplomacy and Political Consolidation, Military and Security Co-operation.

Mr. Anyidoho said President Mills used the occasion to invite the business community, to invest in the country, taking advantage of its stable, democratic environment.

Source: ISD