Prez. Akufo-Addo leaves Ghana for AU meeting in Ethiopia

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Ghanas-President-elect-Nana-Addo-Dankwa-Akufo-AddoPresident Akufo-Addo will today [Friday], leave the country for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to attend the Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU).

The Summit, which is to take place from 30th to 31st January, will be preceded by a meeting of the Executive Council which starts today.

This will be Nana Addo’s second trip outside Ghana after his inauguration as President.

Few days after his inauguration, President Akufo-Addo left Ghana in his first official international assignment to attend the 27th African-France Summit held in Bamako, Mali.

The summit, held on January 14, 2017, saw heads of state from various African countries commit to ensuring that economic growth in their respective countries lead to a more “inclusive economy”, which will create jobs for the youth.

The resolution was in line with the framework of the International Sustainable Development Agenda – the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Financing for Development, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris Agreement on climate change and the African Union’s Agenda, 2063.


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