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U.S. Consul General Elliot Fertik visits Asantehene, strengthens U.S.-Ghana ties

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The American Consul General in Ghana, Elliot Fertik, paid a courtesy visit to Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II in Kumasi,  in the Ashanti Region, on Friday, June 21, 2024.

The visit was marked by cordial discussions and mutual expressions of goodwill.

During the visit, Consul General Fertik extended his warm congratulations to the Asantehene on the occasion of his 25th Anniversary on the throne.

He praised Otumfuo Osei Tutu II for his remarkable leadership and contributions to the development of the Ashanti Region and Ghana as a whole.

Mr Fertik emphasized the importance of the Asantehene’s role in preserving cultural heritage and promoting socio-economic progress.

Consul General Fertik also expressed his commitment to strengthening the ties between the United States and Ghana. He highlighted the deep historical connections between the two countries and reiterated his dedication to fostering closer relations and cooperation.

Mr Fertik assured the Asantehene of continued support in various areas, including education, healthcare, and economic development.

In response, Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II expressed his appreciation for the visit and the kind words from Consul General Fertik. He acknowledged the long-standing friendship between Ghana and the United States and the positive impact of American initiatives in the region.

The Asantehene also underscored the importance of such diplomatic engagements in promoting mutual understanding and collaboration.

Source: Mensah