• 10 MAY 2024

Prime Minister Rowley Meets with President of Ghana

Prime Minister Dr the Hon. Keith Rowley met with His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana at the Office of the President, Jubilee House in Accra today (Friday 10th May, 2024).

Mrs Sharon Rowley accompanied the Prime Minister to the courtesy call.

Discussions focused on a number of issues of mutual interest to the people of Trinidad and Tobago and Ghana, including the imminent finalization of a gas deal.

Both leaders expressed a desire to harmonize efforts between CARICOM and the Africa Union with respect to the growing calls for reparations for the injustices committed against Africans and people of African descent, through transatlantic enslavement.

Prime Minister Rowley emphasised the need for the completion of the negotiations of the Bilateral Air Services Agreement between the two nations as Ghana serves as a gateway to West Africa for Trinidad and Tobago.

Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs the Hon. Dr Amery Browne joined the Prime Minister at the courtesy call.

Also at the meeting were Advisor to the Prime Minister on Agriculture, Dr John Alleyne and Member of the National Committee on Reparations Trinidad and Tobago, Mr Taharqa Obika.

After the courtesy call, Prime Minister Rowley and Mrs Rowley joined the President of the Republic of Ghana and His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene at the commissioning ceremony for the Prempeh I International Airport in Kumasi.