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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, 27 July 2021, left Ghana  for an official visit to the United Kingdom.

At the invitation of Uhuru Kenyatta, president of the Republic of Kenya and Boris Johnson, prime minister of the government of the United Kingdom, President Akufo-Addo will be leading Ghana’s delegation to the Global Education Summit, to be held from 28 to 29 July 2021 in London. 

The Global Education Summit: Financing GPE 2021-2025 will be a key moment for the global community to come together and support quality education for all children.

A centre-piece of the summit will be the opportunity for leaders to make five-year pledges to support GPE’s work to help transform education systems in up to 90 countries and territories

The president will also, at the invitation of the founder/CEO of the Emerging Business Intelligence & Innovation (EBII) Group, attend as Special Guest of Honour, and deliver the keynote address at the 2021 African Investments Risks and Compliance (IRC) Summit, on 30 July 2021 at the University of Oxford.

The president was accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, MP; Minister for Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum; and officials of the Presidency and Foreign Ministry.

The president will return to Ghana on Sunday, 1 August 2021, and in his absence, the vice- president, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, shall, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution, act in his stead.

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