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Akufo-Addo In New York For UN Meeting

President Akufo-Addo left Accra last Friday, September 17, 2021 for New York, United States of America after travelling to Guinea same day to hold talks with the military junta that has taken over the country.

He is in New York to attend the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

A statement from the presidency said he would hold bilateral engagements with some colleague Heads of State; NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, acclaimed Economist Jeffery Sachs, Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as well as other world figures.

He is also expected to hold engagements with sections of the Ghanaian and Business Community whilst there.

The President will also participate in the Second Sustainable Development Goals Moment of the Decade of Action, and witness the Signing Ceremony between Minister for Tourism, Ibrahim Awal Mohammed, and Developers of the Dubois Project.

He will address the UN General Assembly on September 22; participate in the Global COVID-19 Summit hosted By President Joe Biden, and hold several rounds of engagements and UN events on climate change, health and food security.

On September 23, President Akufo-Addo will attend a fundraising event for the National Cathedral.

In accordance with Article 60 (8) of the Constitution, the Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, shall act in his stead until the President’s return on Monday, September 27, 2021.

 

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