The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has left Ghana for Abu Dhabi, the Capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and London, the capital of the United Kingdom (UK).
He will spend eleven days out of the country leaving the country in the care of the vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.
He was accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, MP; Minister for Energy, Hon. Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh; Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Hon. Samuel Abu Jinapor; Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Hon. Dr Kwaku Afriyie, officials from the Presidency and Foreign Ministry.
He left Ghana on Saturday, January 14.
Abu Dhabi Visit
The President led the Ghanaian delegation to the UAE on Saturday.
They will be partaking in the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW).
The global clean energy initiative by the UAE began on Saturday, January 14 and is scheduled to end on Thursday, January 19.
Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) is a global platform for accelerating the world’s sustainable development.
Established in 2008, ADSW brings together heads of state, policymakers, industry leaders, investors, entrepreneurs and youth, who all have a stake in the future of the planet, to discuss and engage in bold climate action and innovations that will ensure the next generation a sustainable world.
ADSW features a series of globally-significant events, which includes the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Assembly, the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Forum, the ADSW Summit, the World Future Energy Summit, the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum, Youth 4 Sustainability Hub, Women in Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy (WiSER) Annual Forum, Innovate and the Zayed Sustainability Prize Awards.
The event is under the theme, “United on Climate Action Toward COP28”.
President Akufo-Addo will leave Abu Dhabi on Thursday for London for a six-day private visit.
Source: opemsuo.com/Hajara Fuseini