The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo, met with the newly elected President of Ghana, HE Nana Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday 10 January 2017 in Accra, the country’s capital. The Vice-President, Mr. Mahamudu Bawumia, was in attendance. Mr. Lutchmeenaraidoo and the Ghanaian leaders discussed opportunities of cooperation which are meant to meant to give a fresh impetus to the political and economic ties between the two countries.
Mauritius has plans to develop a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in the region of Dawa, near Accra. The President said his government will ensure all necessary support to move ahead with the project.
President Nana Akufo-Addo said he would like Mauritius to share its experience in financial services, ICT and manufacturing with Ghana. Mauritius is also keen to share its know-how in sugar production with Ghana.
The Minister of Foreign attended the swearing-in ceremony of President Nana Akufo-Addo on Saturday 7 January 2017 in Accra.