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Ayorkor Botchwey Orients Commissioned Envoys

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has taken ten commissioned Ghanaian envoys through an orientation ahead of their deployment to the various countries.

The orientation and training programme covered areas pertinent to the discharge of the duties of the Ambassadors and High Commissioners.

“The topics covered included contemporary aspects of Ghana’s Foreign Policy, the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Immunities and Consular issues, Administrative issues at post, diplomatic protocol and attracting Foreign Direct Investments into Ghana”, the Ministry said.

Congratulating the envoys, the Minister for the Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, urged them to work in the interest of the nation.

The ten ambassadors were commissioned and presented with their credentials on July 7, 2022, by President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo.

They are; Mrs Worwornyo Agyeman, High Commissioner to the Republic of Sierra Leone; Mrs Florence Buerkie Akonor, High Commissioner to the Federation of Malaysia; Mrs Merene Benyah, Ambassador to the Republic of Italy; Mr Mohammed Nurudeen Ismaila, Ambassador to the State of Qatar; and Ms Mavis Esi Kusorgbor, Ambassador to the Republic of Angola.

Also are Mrs Lydia Ofosua Amartey, Ambassador to the State of Israel; Ambassador Emmanuel Kwame Asiedu Antwi, Ambassador to the Swiss Confederation; Mrs Emma Mensah, Ambassador to the Republic of Senegal; Ambassador Ahmed Hassan, Ambassador-at-Large; and Mr Henry Tachie-Menson, Ambassador-in-Situ.

According to President Akufo-Addo, the appointees have “distinguished themselves in their various fields of endeavour and in the public service of our country, and are eminently fit to represent Ghana in their respective places of accreditation, which have expressed satisfaction at their appointments”.

Source: opemsuo.com/Hajara Fuseini

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