By Frank Amponsah
President Akufo Addo has received letters of credence from four new envoys to Ghana and said the Foreign Minister, the Chief of Staff and all other officials are at ready to help them have a successful tour of duty in the country.
The President, who welcomed them to Ghana, congratulated them on their appointment and wished them a successful tour of duty in Ghana.
He assured the envoys that his office, as well as the Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Ministry is ready to assist them in order to have a successful stay in the nation.
The four envoys are Meshal Hamdan Al-Rogi, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ambassador to Ghana; Jean Claude Galea Mallia, High Commissioner of the Republic of Malta to Ghana; Vesselin Blagoev Delchev, Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to Ghana and Emmanuel Mpfayokurera, Ambassador of the Republic of Burundi to Ghana.
The four new envoys accredited to Ghana by their respective countries, did the presentations at the Jubilee House to mark the beginning of their tour of duty in the Republic of Ghana.
The Maltese High Commissioner Jean Claude Galea Mallia, observed that a lot has been achieved over recent years in bilateral relations between Ghana and Malta.
According to him the Maltese President is keenly awaiting the state visit of President Akufo Addo to Malta next week and averred that one of the highlights was surely the state visit by H.E. the President of the Republic of Malta to Ghana in July, 2017, and the establishment of the High Commission of Malta in Accra in 2018, the first diplomatic representation in sub-Saharan Africa.
“We remain firm in our commitment to continue building upon the momentum,” High Commissioner Jean Claude Galea Mallia, said.
On his part, the Republic of Bulgaria’s Ambassador, Vesselin Blagoev Delchev, Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to Ghana, in his brief remarks indicated that his country considers Ghana as a leading country on the African continent.
He said Bulgaria will in the years ahead seek strong bilateral, trade and economic relations with Ghana for the mutual benefit of the peoples of Ghana and Bulgaria.
Ambassador Meshal Hamdam Al-Rogi from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabi said his country cherishes her relationship with Ghana and pledged that during his duty tour in Ghana, he will work very hard to deepen the already growing relationship between Ghana and Saudi Arabia.
Also, the Ambassador of Burundi to Ghana Emmanuel Mpfayokurera, said his presence in Ghana reflects the good will of the government of the Republic of Burundi to further the existing diplomatic relations and cooperation between Ghana and Burundi.
He mentioned that Burundi will strengthen the South-South cooperation, especially with countries in West Africa and particularly, Ghana.
President Akufo Addo interacting with Ambassador of Burundi to Ghana Emmanuel Mpfayokurera