Accra, Nov. 26, GNA – Dr Ralph Gonsalves, the
Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, on Monday, arrived in Accra
for a five-day state visit to the country.
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia met him on
arrival this afternoon at the Kotoka International Airport.
On Tuesday, November 27, Dr Gonsalves would
hold discussions with African Caribbean Personalities in Accra, perform a
wreath-laying ceremony at the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, pay a visit to the
George Padmore Library and later pay a courtesy call on President Nana Addo
Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House, the Seat of Government.
The visiting Prime Minister would hold
discussions with Yaw Osafo-Maafo, the Senior Minister, Dr Afriyie Owusu Akoto,
the Minister of Food and Agriculture and Madam Catherine Abelema Afeku, the
Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts.
On Wednesday, November 28, Dr Gonsalves would
pay a historic visit to the Elmina and Cape Coast Castles, the two historic
places that played significant roles in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, which
saw thousands of Africans shipped to Europe and Americas to work in sugarcane
The Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the
Grenadines would on Thursday, November 29, pay a visit to the Council for Scientific
and Industrial Research and later hold a private discussion with former
President John Agyekum Kufour at his private residence in Accra.
Dr Gonsalves would also deliver a public
lecture on the theme: “Rebuilding the African-Brazil-Caribbean Movement for
Trade, Cultural and Diplomatic Enhancement and Reparation” at the main
auditorium of the African University College of Communications (AUCC).
Dr Gonsalves departs Accra on Friday, November
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