Tuesday, September 27, 2022, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic, received letters of accreditation from four envoys to start their tour of duty in Ghana.
They are Simone Giger from Switzerland, Jeannette Njuma Nyakeru, Bijan Gerami Nazoksara from the Islamic Republic of Iran, and Mrs. Berenice Owen-Jones from Australia.
The envoys introduced themselves and committed to seek new possibilities for partnership and collaboration while strengthening current connections. They also praised President Akufo-Addo for Ghana’s efforts to advance peace, stability, and prosperity in Africa.
Bijan Gerami Nazoksara, the Iranian ambassador, requested Ghana’s assistance “in the fields of science and technology and the promotion of political, cultural, and agricultural activities.
Australian businesses are already heavily active in the mining and extractive industries, and Ambassador-designate Owen-Jones promised that Australia would continue to support such industries “community-based development in urban and rural areas of Ghana through our growing Direct Aid small grants programme which has provided support to projects in all regions of Ghana covering diverse sectors such as health and sanitation, education and skills training, human rights, income-generation, renewable energy, and the economic empowerment of women.”
On his part, President Akufo-Addo welcomed and congratulated the envoys on their appointments and assured them of government support throughout their official tour of duty in Ghana.