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St Vincent PM arrives in Ghana for official visit


Added 27 November 2018


Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves. (FILE)

ACCRA – St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has arrived here at the start of a five-day official visit intended to strengthen relations between the two countries.

Gonsalves, who is heading a five-member delegation that includes the island’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Cenio Lewis was met on arrival by Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia.

Gonsalves will on Tuesday hold talks with African Caribbean personalities in Accra, participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and pay a visit to the George Padmore Library.

He is also expected to pay a courtesy call on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as well as hold discussions with several government ministers including Afriyie Owusu Akoto, the Minister of Food and Agriculture and the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Catherine Abelema Afeku.

During his visit, Gonsalves and his delegation that also includes his wife, Eloise, will visit the Elmina and Cape Coast Castles, the two historic places that played significant roles in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade.

Gonsalves will also deliver a lecture titled Rebuilding the African-Brazil-Caribbean Movement for Trade, Cultural and Diplomatic Enhancement at the University of Ghana on Thursday. (CMC)


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