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Outgoing B. Faso Ambassador calls on Botchwey | Wants Ghana – B. Faso relations strengthened

Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey and Pingrenoma Zagre

The Ambassador of the Republic of Burkina Faso to Ghana and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Pingrenoma Zagre paid a farewell call on the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey on Friday 19th May, 2023.

During the meeting, Mr Zagre took the opportunity to express his appreciation to the Government and the people of Ghana for the support accorded him during his six-year tour of duty in Ghana.

He noted that the existing relations between the two countries had improved in the areas of high-level visits, electricity connection projects as well as the development of railway infrastructure, which has helped with connecting the two countries.

He noted that the presence of a large Burkinabe society in Ghana was a testament to the high level of hospitality of Ghanaians and commended Ghana for supporting Burkina Faso during challenging times.

He concluded by wishing Ghana's Foreign Minister well in her endeavours and assured that Burkina Faso was committed to working with Ghana to further enhance the already existing good relations.

For her part, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey expressed her profound appreciation to Mr Zagre for promoting the relations between Ghana and Burkina Faso, and for his role as the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps.

Ms Botchwey assured the Ambassador of Ghana's commitment to the Ghana-Burkina Faso Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation (PJCC), through which projects such as the electricity connection and the railway development are being implemented.


Source: Mensah