Theresa May Meets with Ghanaian President

Theresa May, the Prime Minister, has today met with Nana Akufo-Addo, the President of Ghana. They discussed trade agreements, Commonwealth issues and ways to resolve the problems of international terrorism.

A spokesperson for the Prime Minister said:

“This afternoon Prime Minister Theresa May welcomed President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana to Downing Street for a bilateral meeting.

The Prime Minister congratulated President Akufo-Addo on Ghana’s 60th Anniversary of Independence and affirmed her wish to renew the UK-Ghana partnership for the next 60 years and beyond.

They discussed how to build on bilateral trade ties, including by encouraging more UK companies to invest in Ghana.

The Prime Minister said that she looked forward to welcoming the President back to London in April for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. They agreed on the importance of engaging with young people and putting them at the heart of the Commonwealth agenda.

The leaders noted the importance of UK and Ghana’s close co-operation on key security challenges including counter-terrorism, organised crime and human trafficking”.