- Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has expressed interest in helping Ghana solve its economic challenges
- The assurance was made in parliament during a two-day state to Ghana
The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has assured Ghanaians in an executive statement that Turkey is prepared to bare the economic burden of Ghana.
Addressing the house of Parliament during his two-day visit to Ghana, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has explained that with the coming on board of about 120 Turkish businessmen to Ghana showed how prepared Turkey is to partnering Ghana through an economic relationship.
I would like to remind you that when two people handle a burden, the burden becomes lighter, we are willing to carry this burden along with Ghana and make this burden lighter for you, the Turkish president assured.
The first ever visit to Ghana by a Turkish president was in 2011 by former president Mr. Abdullah Gül. The visit is documented to have deepen ties of both countries as Framework Agreement on Military Cooperation, an Agreement on Cooperation in the Fields of Health and Medical Sciences, an Agreement on Bilateral Air Services, an Agreement on the Mutual Abolition of Visas for Holders of Diplomatic Passports, as well as a Memorandum of Understanding establishing a Political Consultation Mechanism between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the two countries were all signed.