French Minister comes to Ghana to congratulate Nana Akufo-Addo
Mr Jean-Marie Le Guen, Minister of State for Development and Francophonie, will represent the French President François Hollande along with the Ambassador of France to Ghana, HE François Pujolas, at the inauguration ceremony of HE Nana Akufo-Addo on the 7th of January at the Independence Square, Accra.
The representative of the French Republic will congratulate the new President of Ghana and reiterate France’s admiration for the Ghanaian people, after the peaceful and democratic transition which gives an additional illustration of the role model Ghana represents for the African continent.
Mr Le Guen will also reaffirm France’s commitment to strengthen our bilateral partnership, and underline the importance of a better regional integration for stability and prosperity in West Africa. He will stress the key role that Francophonie can play in this regard.
The inauguration ceremony takes place few days before the Summit for Partnership, Peace and Emergence between African countries and France that will take place in Bamako (Mali) on 13th and 14th January, with the participation of the new President of Ghana. This event follows The Elysée Summit for Peace and Security in Africa that was held in Paris in December 2013.
Jean-Marie Le Guen, Minister of State for Development and Francophonie
Elysée Summit in Paris (6 & 7 December 2013)