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South Korea supports Ghana with 22 KIA vehicles for 2023 UN Ministerial Meetings

By Vincent Ashitey
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The Government of the Republic of South Korea has presented 22 KIA vehicles to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration as part of its commitments to support Ghana in its preparations towards the 2023 UN Ministerial Meetings in December.

The presentation which was done by Korea’s Ambassador to Ghana, Jung-Taek Lim, took place at the Foreign Ministry on Monday, 2nd October, 2023.

Ambassador Jung-Taek Lim reaffirmed the Government of Korea’s readiness to further deepen cooperation with Ghana in the United Nations and other international fora.

The Ambassador was of the hope that the vehicles coupled with the IT products which were presented in July this year would assist Ghana to host the UN Peacekeeping Ministerial Conference successfully in December.

For her part, the Foreign Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, who received the vehicles on behalf of the Government of Ghana, noted that “the occasion symbolises the strength of the relations between Ghana and the Republic of Korea and further underscored the importance Ghana attaches to the longstanding friendship”.

The Minister expressed gratitude to the Government of Korea for extending support to Ghana in its preparations towards bringing the entire peacekeeping community into the country.

Ms Botchwey took the opportunity to commend Ambassador Lim for his role in securing Korea’s support for Ghana for the upcoming 2023 UN Ministerial meetings in December.

The 22 KIA vehicles include 12 saloon vehicles and 10 vans.