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Ghana-Kenya Relations: Foreign Affairs ministers agree on deepening collaboration | 3News

Ghana-Kenya Relations: Foreign Affairs ministers agree on deepening collaboration | 3News

Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey has urged Kenyan business owners to evaluate and explore the Ghanaian market as well as establish synergies with local entrepreneurs, assess comparative advantages for the mutual benefit of both countries.

The Minister was speaking at the Second Session of the Ghana-Kenya Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation (PJCC) convened in Accra on April 2, With a focus on enhancing bilateral relations and fostering cooperation across various sectors.

The PJCC sessions saw officials from both countries engaging in constructive dialogue and laying down strategic frameworks for mutual progress.

Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey emphasized the longstanding friendship between the two nations, stating, “Our bond of friendship has remained steadfast, leading to fruitful collaboration across diverse sectors.” She highlighted the importance of high-level visits between officials of Ghana and Kenya in solidifying bilateral ties and fostering economic growth.

Echoing Ayorkor Botchwey’s sentiments, H.E.

He expressed confidence in the outcomes of the session to solidify cooperation in various sectors, stating, “Kenya is keen to explore and expand cooperation with Ghana in more areas to create value for our people.”

The exchange of high-level visits between officials of both countries was highlighted as a significant factor in strengthening ties.

William Samoei Ruto’s inaugural ceremony were cited as examples of collaborative efforts to deepen relations.

Additionally, the surge in commercial exchange between Ghana and Kenya was commended, with initiatives such as regular flights by Kenya Airways between Nairobi and Accra contributing to economic growth.

The establishment of the Ghana Trade House further underscored the commitment to enhancing economic ties, as noted by Mrs Botchwey: “The commercial exchange between our two countries has witnessed a remarkable surge, indicative of the robust growth trajectory in our bilateral economic relations.”

In closing, both Mrs Botchwey and H.E.

Mudavadi expressed gratitude to the senior officials for their collaborative efforts and emphasized the significance of implementing decisions effectively.

The Second Session of the Ghana-Kenya Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation signifies a renewed commitment to bilateral relations, fostering mutual understanding, cooperation, and economic growth for the benefit of both nations and their peoples.

By Noble Crosby Annan

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