Israeli FM to visit Ghana Sunday to strengthen ties

Lieberman will be accompanied by a business delegation including representatives of some 50 Israeli companies

Israeli FM to visit Ghana Sunday to strengthen ties

World Bulletin/News Desk

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman is expected in Accra, Ghana on Sunday where he will hold talks with top officials and sign several cooperation agreements as part of a multi-leg Africa tour.

"Lieberman will meet with Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur and the Ashanti King of Ghana, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II," Deputy Chief-of-Mission at the Israeli embassy Eyal Lampert told Anadolu Agency.

"Lieberman will also hold talks with his Ghanaian counterpart, Hanna Tetteh, and Ghanaian Defense Minister Mark Woyongo," he said.

The Israeli foreign minister is also due to sign cooperation agreements with Ghana's education and foreign affairs ministries.

Lieberman's visit will climax with his attendance of an Israel-Ghana Executive Business Summit in Accra on Monday.

The meeting is being organized by the Israeli embassy in collaboration with the Ghana Investment Promotion Center and the Israeli Export Institute.

Lieberman will be accompanied by a business delegation including representatives of some 50 Israeli companies, who hope to broaden economic ties between Israel and African countries.

The Israeli foreign minister is currently on a multi-leg Africa tour that will take him to Rwanda, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Ethiopia and Kenya.

 

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