Kagame congratulates Nana Akufo-Addo re-elected Ghana president

On 11 December 2020 at 12:49

President Paul Kagame has congratulated his counterpart of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo who has been re-elected to lead Ghana for the second term and promised him continued cooperation towards prosperity of both countries.

The congratulatory message was delivered via twitter account where Kagame wished him well.

“Congratulations to my brother and friend President Nana Akufo-Addo on your re-election. It is a testament to the trust the people of Ghana have placed in you. We look forward to continued friendship between our two nations and collaboration towards the prosperity of our people,” he said.

Nana Akufo-Addo, 76, was elected to lead Ghana for the second term during elections that took place on 7th December 2020 after obtaining 51,30% votes beating his rival John Mahama who got 47,36%.

Ghana and Rwanda enjoy bilateral relations aimed improving welfare of both countries’ citizens.

The two countries signed air service cooperation agreements that saw RwandAir launching flights to Accra, Ghana since June 2013.

RwandAir flights have eased connectivity and cooperation between both countries.

In 2014, Rwanda’s Private Sector Federation (PSF) signed cooperation agreements with Ghana’s Private Enterprise Federation (PEF) aimed at promoting investment in modern agriculture, tourism, garment industries, investment in construction and mining as well.

At the beginning of last month, Rwanda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Vincent Biruta visited Ghana for two days where he met with the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo.

Last year, Rwanda opened an embassy in Ghana a position that was previously covered by Rwanda’s ambassador with residence in Nigeria.

President Paul Kagame with his counterpart of Ghana in Accra, 2017.