Ghana will deepen collaboration with Qatar – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that Ghana will deepen collaboration with Qatar for the mutual benefit of the two countries.

The President said bilateral cooperation would centre on two-pronged sectors — economic and politics.

He recalled the warm reception he always received as President of Ghana on his visit to the Kingdom and commended the two countries for the bond of friendship.

President Akufo-Addo was speaking when the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Qatar Investment Authority for Africa and Asia, Sheikh Faisal Al Thani, paid a courtesy call on him at the Jubilee House in Accra yesterday.

Diplomatic ties
Ghana in 2018, opened its embassy in the Qatari capital, Doha, after more than 30 years of “progressive’’ relations between the two countries established in 1981 through non-resident representation.

The two countries are bound by sets of signed agreements and memoranda of understanding (MoU) that regulate their relations, including an agreement on the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of financial evasion in 2007.

It also includes agreements on the establishment of a trade and investment committee between the two countries in 2004, MoU between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the two countries in 2004, and an agreement between the chambers of commerce of Qatar and Ghana to establish a joint business council.

Exchanging mutual visits between the two countries also confirms the intention to promote relations and also develop them to higher levels in the interest of the countries and their people.

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