President Akufo-Addo left Ghana on Friday, 5th October 2018, to attend the 5th Edition of the Financial Times Africa Summit taking place in London, United Kingdom, from 7th to 9th October
The Summit, being held on the theme “Africa Means Business”, is featuring “high profile speakers in business, politics and economics, as well as Heads of State committed to making business central to their development goals.”
President Akufo-Addo will also hold meetings with CEOs of some important global enterprises while in London.
On Wednesday, 10th October 2018, the President will fly to Yerevan, Armenia, to lead the Ghanaian delegation to the 17th Summit of OrganisationInternationale de la Francophonie, which will take place from 11th to 12th October.
Ghana, which has been an Associate Member of La Francophonie since 2006, will be admitted at the Summit as a Full Member.
Ghana will then be only one of a handful of countries that enjoy full membership of both the Commonwealth and La Francophonie.