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Ghana delegation in Barbados

TRE GREAVES, tregreaves@nationnews.com

Added 14 June 2019

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Prime Minister Mia Mottley (right)) and President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo (centre) speaking with some members of the welcome party at the Grantley Adams International Airport. (Picture by Reco Moore)

President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo has arrived in Barbados 

The Ghanaian leader and his entourage touched down at the Grantley Adams International Airport via a private jet just after 10:30 a.m. 

As he descended the aircraft, he was welcomed by the sounds from the Barbados Defence Force Band. 

On the tarmac, Akufo-Addo was greeted by Prime Minister Mia Mottley who was waiting on the red carpet. 

As the 21-gun salute began, Chief of Staff Of the Barbados Defence Force, Colonel Glyne Grannum; Minister Of Foreign Affairs, Senator Jerome Walcott, Minister of Innovation Kay McConney and scores of airport staff looked on.

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Akufo-Addo was introduced to the Barbadian officials and did the same for Mottley.

The delegation is headed to Ilaro Court to begin bilateral discussions with Mottley. 

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He is expected to give a historic address at Parliament later today. 

Barbados is the last stop for the Ghanaian leader on his tour of the Caribbean. He leaves tomorrow. (TG)

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