The Canadian High Commissioner to Ghana, Her Excellency Kali Csaba, on Thursday, April 29, 2021 called on the Ghana-Canada Parliamentary Friendship Association in Parliament and assured of deepening the bond of co-operation between Ghana and Canada through parliamentary diplomacy.
The High Commissioner intimated that Canada wants to have a healthy relationship with Parliament of Ghana. She spoke about the need for the two countries to have an engagement in areas such as Gender equality issues, empowering women and increasing trade and industrious relationship, encourage Canadian companies to engage here in Ghana.
Her Excellency Kali Csaba assured that Canada is ready to co-operate with Ghana to focus on economy recovery of the Ghanaian people due to Covid 19 and also on development assistances which will help meet sustainable development goals,
The Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament, Honourable Bryan Acheampong expressed gratitude for the good relations between Ghana and Canada.
He said Ghana and Canada looks forward to a greater corporation of friendship association and greater opportunity to deliberate and exchange, also share ideas and learn from the best practices.
“The association acknowledges the impact of the Former Ambassador, What she did to foster the relationship between the Ghanaian Parliament and the Canadian Parliament and the respective governments. And we look forward to greater opportunities subsequently and hope you will do anything in your power to make sure the relationship between the association and parliament fosters.” Hon. Bryan Acheampong highlighted
Chairman of the Ghana-Canada Parliamentary Friendship Association, Hon. Rev John Ntim Fordjour congratulated her on her appointment and also stated that, the country looks forward in working hand in hand and to be there for each other in terms of support and development
He also indicated in his submission that he looks forward to seeing Ghana and Canada establish very cordial relations in areas like education and exchange programs to breed exchange of ideas.
Mr. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, Member of Parliament for North Tongu and Ranking Member for Foreign Affairs Committee spoke about the need for Ghana and Canada to explore the possibilities at finding solutions to repair the environment caused by illegal mining (Galamsey).
He also spoke about the approval of the Affirmative Action Bill to give more representation of the People especially women in all facets of the economy.
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