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US ambassador-designate presents letters to Foreign Affairs Minister

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The US ambassador designate to Ghana, Virginia Palmer presenting her open letters to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey

The US ambassador-designate to Ghana, Virginia Palmer, has presented her open letters to Ghana's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey.

The presentation was done on Tuesday, 10 May 2022.

The Foreign Affairs Minister, highlighting the excellent bilateral relations between Ghana and the US, was confident that the new envoy would contribute to the deepening of the already-existing relations between both countries.

Ms Palmer is a seasoned diplomat who has devoted much of her 35-year career to African affairs. 

Prior to her appointment, she served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the State Department’s Bureau of Energy Resources.

She has also served as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Malawi and as Deputy Chief of Mission and Chargé d’Affaires a.i. at the U.S. Embassy in South Africa.