President to address Scottish parliament

President Mahamah

President Mahamah

PRESIDENT John Dramani Mahama will today, address the Parliament of Scotland, in the United Kingdom, as part of a working visit to that country.

He is also expected to interact with the Ghanaian communities in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and address a business forum.

As part of the visit, President Mahama would also be presented with an Honorary Doctor of Law Degree by the University of Aberdeen.

A press statement issued in Accra by the Flagstaff House’s Communications Bureau said President Mahama, who arrived in Scotland on Tuesday, would also meet with the country’s political party leaders of the United Kingdom.

According to the statement, copied The Ghanaian Times, the visit would strengthen Ghana’s already existing economic and democratic relations with Scotland.

President Mahama is the second Ghanaian president to pay a working visit to Scotland, after former President Jerry John Rawlings.

Accompanying President Mahama on the trip are the First Lady, Lordina Mahama, Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Minister, Ms. Hannah Tetteh, Communications Minister, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah, and the Education Minister, Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyeman.

By Times Reporter   

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