H.E. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Receives Letters Of Credence From Ambassador Of The Republic Of Japan, H.E. Tsutomu Himenu – Thursday, 18th January, 2018

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  On Thursday, 18th January, 2018, H.E. the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, received letters of credence from the Ambassador of the Republic of Japan, Mr. Tsutomu Himenu. During the ceremony, H.E. Tsutomu Himenu, recounted the cordial relations between Ghana and Japan. He lauded Ghana, for its role and status as a beacon of peace, democracy […]

Wednesday Lecture Series, 16th January, 2018: A Debate on the Subject: Are Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) Good for Ghana?  

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As part of the Ministry’s weekly lecture series, a debate on the topic “Are GMOs good for Ghana?” was organised by the Policy Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Bureau (PPMEB), on Tuesday, 16th January, 2018. The purpose of the event was to debate, for or against Ghana’s acceptance of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO).   The Director […]

Ghana’s High Commissioner-Designate to Malaysia, Akua S. Akenkorah, Sworn in, by H.E. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on 10th January, 2018

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On Wednesday, 10th January, 2018, H.E. the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, presented letters of credence to Ghana’s High Commissioner Designate, to Malaysia, Ms. Akua S. Ahenkorah, During the ceremony, the President indicated that, as having worked with Ms. Ahenkorah during his tenure as Foreign Minister, she had proven her worth, and was deserving of […]

Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hon. Charles Owiredu, Receives Ghana’s Honorary Consul to Austria, Ing. Horvath Gehard, on Monday, 8th January, 2018

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In his welcome remarks, the Deputy Minister, Hon. Charles Owiredu, alluded to the good relations Ghana and Austria shared, and expressed the hope that the two countries would work together to further strengthen these ties. According to the Honorary Consul, Mr. Gehard Horvath, the purpose of his visit was to discuss investment opportunities between Ghana […]

MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND REGIONAL INTEGRATION, HON. SHIRLEY AYORKOR BOTCHWEY, RECEIVES OPEN LETTERS FROM REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION (UNIDO), IN GHANA, MR. FAKHRUDDIN AZIZI ON 4TH JANUARY, 2018

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Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, welcomed the new UNIDO Representative, Mr. Fakhruddin Azizi, to Ghana. She expressed the hope that his presence in Ghana would lead to a further enhancement in the areas of cooperation, between Ghana and UNIDO, geared towards Ghana’s development. She commended UNIDO for its continued support to the country’s development, and the […]

MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND REGIONAL INTEGRATION, HON. SHIRLEY AYORKOR BOTCHWEY, RECEIVES OPEN LETTERS FROM AMBASSADOR DESIGNATE OF JAPAN, TO GHANA, H.E. TSUTOMU HIMENO, ON 4TH JANUARY, 2018

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After welcoming the new Ambassador, H.E. Ambassador Tsutomu Himeno, the Hon. Minister recounted Ghana’s strong relations with Japan, which predates Ghana’s Independence, to the 1920s, when Dr. Hideyo Noguchi visited Ghana to conduct research into Yellow Fever; and later on, establishing diplomatic ties, as far back, as the 1950s. The Hon. Minister expressed the hope […]

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND REGIONAL INTEGRATION HOSTS ANNUAL CHIEF DIRECTORS’ DINNER ON WEDNESDAY, 27TH DECEMBER, 2017

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The Annual Chief Directors’ Dinner was hosted by the Ministry Of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Wednesday, 27th December 2017, at the Accra International Conference Center. The event was well attended by Chief Directors and retired Chief Directors of various Ministries, Departments and Agencies, as well as the leadership of the Civil Service. In […]

GHANA SIGNS COUNTRY AGREEMENT FOR THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR PROJECTS SERVICE (UNOPS), ON 11TH DECEMBER, 2017

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The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey (MP), on behalf of the Government of Ghana, signed the Country Agreement for the official opening of the Regional Office for the United Nations Office for Projects Service (UNOPS) in Ghana. The agreement was signed in the presence of Mr. Ary Bobrow, the […]

COURTESY CALL ON MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND REGIONAL INTEGRATION, HON. SHIRLEY AYORKOR BOTCHWEY (MP), BY HIGH COMMISSIONER OF INDIA TO GHANA, H.E. BIRENDER SINGH YADAV, ON 8TH DECEMBER, 2017

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On the 8th of December, 2017, the High Commissioner of the Republic of India to Ghana, H.E. Birender Singh Yadav paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey (MP). During their interactions, H.E. Mr. Yadav commended Ghana for its stability and functional democracy. He also acknowledged […]