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Chinese Ambassador to Ghana H.E. Mdm. SUN Baohong Attends the Handover Ceremony of the Donation of Footballs by the Chinese Embassy to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of Ghana

(From Chinese Embassy in Ghana)

2017/11/06

On November 2, 2017, Chinese Ambassador to Ghana H.E. Mdm. Sun Baohong attended the handover ceremony of the donation of footballs by the Chinese Embassy in Ghana to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of Ghana. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Honorable Mohammed Tijani, together with other officials from the Ministry, also attended the handover ceremony.

Ambassador Sun said that the traditional friendship between China and Ghana is profound, and the bilateral relations have gained a lot of development in recent years. The Chinese government is committed to helping Ghana to achieve economic transformation so that the fruitful cooperation between the two countries will benefit the ordinary Ghanaian people. Ambassador Sun highly appreciated the New Patriotic Party government's policy to promote economic development through economic diplomacy. She said that the Chinese Embassy will actively respond to the initiatives by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and participate in the efforts to improve the livelihood of the people of Ghana.

Deputy Minister Honorable Tijani, on behalf of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Honorable Shirley Ayorkor Botwey, thanked the Chinese Embassy for the donation of footballs and said that the President of Ghana, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo attaches great importance to the education and empowerment of the Ghanaian youth. The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Honorable Shirley Ayorkor Botwey initiated the '2017 back-to-school Campaign' , calling on the diplomatic corps to donate learning and sporting materials to Ghana's remote schools. The footballs donated by the Chinese Embassy will benefit more young people living in remote areas of Ghana.

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