French President wishes Ghana well at 61st Independence Day

Emmanuel Macron sent His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo a message, on behalf of the French people, to congratulate Ghana on its Independence day:

“On the occasion of the celebration of Ghana’s independence, I wish to extend my warmest congratulations to you and all Ghanaians, both personally and on behalf of the people of France.

The year 2017, which was marked by the celebrations of  60 years of the independence of your country, was a particularly dense year for our bilateral relation.

When I came to Accra last November, I wanted to open a new stage of our cooperation, based on the desire of France to tie a stronger partnership with Ghana.

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I hope the year 2018 allows, thanks to you, to deepen the relationship between our people, which will develop particularly in the domain of digital technology, education and sustainable development. Your commitment in favor of the Francophonie can reinforce this dynamic even more strongly.


As a model of democracy, Ghana is also involved in maintaining peace in the West African sub-region.  I particularly appreciate your action in facilitating the dialogue in Togo, which has my full support.


Mister President, please accept my sincerest wishes once again and assurance of my highest consideration.

Emmanuel Macron”




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