Foreign Minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey said that the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) provides opportunities for Ghana and South Africa to increase trade relations.
The minister said that the African Free Trade Agreement further expressed optimism that the business communities of the two countries will use the big market for investment.
“South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s visit to Ghana in 2019 has undoubtedly strengthened the existing good relations and cooperation between Ghana and South Africa.”
“We welcome you to Ghana very much. You have pointed out that the relationship between our two countries is very strong and cordial. It is President Akufo-Addo and President Cyril Ramaphosa that have ensured that the two countries The relationship was upgraded to a committee between the two countries.”
Shirley Ayokor Botchwey said when he received an open letter from the South African High Commissioner-designate Grace Janet Mason to Ghana.
The Minister conveyed that Ghana and South Africa will work hard to strengthen the already existing close relationship between the two countries during the tenure of the South African High Commissioner to Ghana, Her Excellency Grace Janet Mason.
- Ms. Grace Janet Mason thanked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the warm welcome, and expressed condolences on the death of former President Jerry John Rawlings of Ghana on behalf of the people of South Africa.
“I am honored and honored to send you an open letter and to convey to you on behalf of the people of South Africa our sincere condolences for the passing of former President Jerry John Rawlings. I also want to reiterate our commitment. To strengthen the commitment to bilateral relations with the two countries, I look forward to my tenure in Ghana.” Grace Janet Mason said.
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