President Akufo-Addo has left Ghana for an official visit to the United Kingdom.
At the invitation of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta, President Akufo-Addo will be leading Ghana’s delegation to the Global Education Summit, to be held from Wednesday, July 28 in London.
The Global Education Summit: Financing GPE 2021-2025 will be a key moment for the global community to come together and support quality education for all children.
A centre-piece of the Summit will be the opportunity for leaders to make 5-year pledges to support GPE’s work to help transform education systems in up to 90 countries and territories
President Akufo-Addo will also, at the invitation of the Founder/Chief Executive Officer of the Emerging Business Intelligence & Innovation (EBII) Group, attend as Special Guest of Honour, and deliver the keynote address at the 2021 African Investments Risks and Compliance (IRC) Summit, on Friday, July 30 at the University of Oxford.
He was accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, Minister for Education Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum and officials of the Presidency and Foreign Ministry.
He is expected to return to Ghana on Sunday and in his absence, the Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, shall, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution, act in his stead.