Ghana/South Africa Strengthens Ties
Ghana and South Africa strengthens political and economic relations. They agreed to further deepen cooperation in areas of energy, mining, trade and human capacity development.
The agreement was reached between the two governments yesterday during a state visit of the vice president of South Africa Kgalema Petrus Motlanthe who paid a courtesy call on President John Mills at the Castle in Osu today.
Among the itinerary of the visiting vice president of South Africa includes; bilateral meeting with Vice president John Dramani Mahama, courtesy call on President Mills, a visit to the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, bilateral meeting with ministry of water resources, works and housing and the ministry of environment Science and Technology, a meeting with South Africa Business community and a tour of the Akosombo Dam before he departs tomorrow.
Interacting with the visiting Vice President, President Mills echoed the need for the two countries to deepen the already good relations for accelerated development.
President Mills further called for the actualization of previous agreements to improve the living standards of the people, and work together to sustain democracy in the continent and beyond.
In his remark the visiting Vice President of South Africa Kgalema Petrus Motlanthe called for the speedy actualization of identified opportunities for mutual benefit.