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Ghana and Saint Vincent and Grenadines sign cooperation agreements

The Republic Ghana and Saint Vincent and Grenadines have signed two agreements to help to further deepen the bilateral ties between the two countries. The two agreements were the General Cooperation Agreement and the Mutual Exemption of Entry Visa Requirement.

The agreements were signed when the Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Hon. Dr. Ralph Gonsalves called on  the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey(MP) on Friday November 30, 2018 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration in Accra.

Hon. Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said he was happy to visit Ghana and added that Saint Vincent and Grenadines and Ghana have had strong bilateral ties which should be further enhanced. He said he had earlier met with the President of the Republic, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and had fruitful discussions with him.

He was hopeful the agreements which were signed would promote the easy movement of people, goods and services between the two countries. He observed that Saint Vincent and Grenadines as well as the entire Caribbean had strong links with the African Continent and added that the creation of an African, Brazil, Caribbean and Diaspora Commission would help to further enhance cooperation.

Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey welcomed Hon. Dr. Ralph Gonsalves to the Ministry and noted that the two agreements which were signed would help to further deepen the bilateral relations between the two countries.

She stated that the two countries had a lot to learn from each other and called for enhanced relations for the mutual benefit of the two countries.