Wednesday, 07 June

Ghana and Czech Republic to deepen cooperation in cybersecurity, defense, health and agriculture

Embassy of Czech Republic in Ghana

The Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Ghana, Ján Füry, paid a courtesy call on Ghana’s Speaker Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin at Parliament on Thursday, 30 March 2023.

Ambassador Fury recalled Ghana's long history with the people of the Czech Republic, which was further strengthened in 1961 during the state visit of Ghana’s first President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, and the state visit of Czech President to Ghana in 1962.

He expressed his optimism for a long-lasting friendship between the two countries and called for deepened bilateral cooperation in the areas of health, cybersecurity, defense, agriculture, and education.

He added that, the Czech Republic will continue to supports Ghana's health sector by providing an exchange program, where Czech doctors assist Ghanaian colleagues, while Ghanaian doctors intern at Czech hospitals to learn and share experiences in the medical field.

He added that Czech Republic will support Ghana in training opportunities for cybersecurity, defense, and agriculture.

The ambassador also called for friendly dialogue and engagement between the two Parliaments adding that a delegation will be visiting Ghana as part of its bilateral relations to strengthen parliamentary relations.

Speaker Bagbin expressed his appreciation to the Ambassador, where he indicated that Ghana has enjoyed a good relationship with the Czech Republic.

He thanked the Ambassador for the opportunities the Czech Republic is sharing with the world and with Ghana, and assured the Ambassador of Ghana's continued commitment and support.

He also expressed Parliament's anticipation of receiving the delegation from the Czech Parliament.

Ghana and the Czech Republic have a longstanding relationship dating back to the period before Ghana attained independence from Great Britain.