- The President will hold a meeting with UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres
- He is expected back home on Sunday, September 24.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is scheduled to deliver his maiden address to the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, September 21.
According to a statement issued and signed by the Director of Communications at the Presidency Eugen Arhin on Friday, Nana Addo will also hold a meeting with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres the next day.
the statement says the President will leave Ghana Friday night for New York, USA, where he will lead Ghana’s delegation to the 72nd Session of the UN GA.
While in the US, the president will engage in a series of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) meetings in his capacity as Co-Chair of the Advocacy Group of Eminent Persons for the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
President Akufo-Addo will also deliver a speech on the theme ‘Africa Beyond Aid’ at the 5th Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development, at the Earth Institute, Columbia University.
He is also expected to receive the ‘National Achievement Award’ on behalf of the people of Ghana at an event to be organized by the Africa-America Institute on Tuesday.
Aside all these, he will also hold bilateral talks with some colleague Heads of State, as well as with some CEOs of important global enterprises in the United States.
President Akufo-Addo is expected to be back home on Sunday, September 24.
He was accompanied by First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo, Minister for Foreign Affairs Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, Minister for Finance Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection Otiko Afisa Djaba, Deputy Minister for Energy Mohammed Amin Adam and some other officials from the Presidency.
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