3rd session of the political dialogue between France and Ghana
The 3rd session of political dialogue between France and Ghana took place on the 23rd of November, in Paris, at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development (Quai d’Orsay).
It was co-chaired by Leslie Kojo Christian, Chief Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, along with the Director-Europe and the Director-Africa, and, on the French side, by Rémy Rioux, Deputy Secretary General of the French Ministry of Foreign affairs and International Development, the Director- Africa and Indian Ocean. Several heads of division within the ministry as well as representatives of the Ministry of Finance and the French agency for Development (AFD) also attended.
Various bilateral and economic issues were on the agenda as well as the announcement of the next signing ceremony of the AFD funding project for Kumasi Extension, with reference to the President Holland’s commitment to President Mahama during his last visit to Paris in October 2015. Discussions were also held around the COP21 objectives and the common fight against terrorism.
For France, this third bilateral political session shows our strong will to strengthen the Franco-Ghanaian cooperation and consolidate our partnership with this English speaking country which is a major player in the West Africa region.