Hannah Tetteh, the former minister for foreign affairs and regional integration, has congratulated Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey on her appointment as head of the ministry.
President Nana Akufo-Addo named Botchwey, a former deputy minister and the member of parliament for Anyaa-Sowotuom, as his foreign minister on Monday.
In a tweet, Tetteh congratulated Botchwey and expressed confidence in her ability to perform.
She also wished the new minister good luck in her vetting.
Akufo-Addo is expected to name new government appointees today.
So far, Alan Kyeremanten has been confirmed as the minister for trade, while professor Frimpong Boateng has been confirmed as the minister for environment, science and technology.