Vice President Dr. Bawumia to pay official visit China

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

The Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia will pay an official visit to China from June 20 to 25 at the invitation of the Chinese Vice President, Li Yuanchao, the Chinese Foreign Ministry has announced.

According to Mr Lu Kang, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson, the Chairman of the CPPCC, Yu Zhengsheng and Vice President Li Yuanchao will meet and hold talks with Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia respectively.

A statement on the Chinese Foreign Ministry website added that Dr Bawumia will also attend China-Africa Industrial Capacity Cooperation-Ghana Promotion Conference.

Besides Beijing, he will also visit other Chinese cities.

Ghana is among the first group of Sub-Sahara African countries that established diplomatic relations with China.

The Vice President’s visit will be the first official one by the Ghanaian leadership since the change of government in January this year.

“Both China and Ghana attach high importance to the visit, which we believe will inject new momentum to the comprehensive and in-depth development of bilateral relations, move forward bilateral friendly cooperation, and deliver greater benefits to the two peoples,” the statement said.

Source: Ghana | Graphic.com

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