The delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of the Republic of Ghana has visited Georgia

30.08.2016, Tbilisi – first political consultations were held between the Foreign Ministries of Georgia and the Republic of Ghana. The sides agreed to further develop co-operation. The delegation of the Republic of Ghana expressed its interest in Georgia’s experience in various fields.

The delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of the Republic of Ghana led by Edwin Adjei, Acting Chief Director of the Ministry paid a two-day visit to Georgia. The delegation is comprised of Ramses Cleland, Director of Europe Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Regional Integration of the Republic of Ghana, Alhaji Bawa Gubert Ayembillah, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Ghana to Georgia (with residence in Tehran) and Herbert Addy-Nettey, Minister Counsellor of the Embassy of the Republic of Ghana to Georgia (with residence in Tehran). It is the first visit of the Ghanaian high-level delegation to Georgia.

Within the framework of the visit, political consultations were held between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of the Republic of Ghana where important issues relating to bilateral and multilateral co-operation were discussed with special focus on such areas as trade and economy, education, sport and culture. The sides agreed to continue to hold bilateral political consultations. Next meeting was scheduled to take place in Accra, in 2017.

Following the political consultations, the delegation of Ghana was received by Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze. During the meeting the sides agreed to further intensify the existing dynamic of bilateral relations and to exchange high-level bilateral visits. Members of the Ghanaian delegation expressed their particular interest in the reforms carried out in Georgia, including in such areas as good governance, doing business, customs inspections, etc.

During their stay in Georgia, the Ghanaian delegation will hold meetings with representatives of the executive branch of the government of Georgia. To receive firsthand information regarding the reforms implemented in Georgia, they will visit the Public Service Hall, Technology Park, Service Agency of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Customs Clearance Zone in Tbilisi. The delegation will also visit the Georgian National Museum and other places of interest.