Joint statement by ministers Dion and Bibeau regarding Ghana’s presidential election

Joint statement by ministers Dion and Bibeau regarding Ghana’s presidential election

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following statement regarding the presidential election in Ghana:

“Canada congratulates Nana Akufo-Addo on his election to the presidency of Ghana and congratulates all Ghanaians for holding transparent and democratic elections in a calm and respectful manner on December 7.”

“Canada also thanks President John Dramani Mahama for his commitment to democracy, prosperity and development in Ghana and in the Economic Community of West African States and for fostering Ghana’s close partnership with Canada.”

“We look forward to working with the newly elected president of Ghana to continue to advance our shared democratic values and commitment to multilateralism and inclusion, as well as to create opportunities for, and partnerships between, Ghanaians and Canadians.”

Distributed by APO on behalf of Department of Foreign Affairs Canada.

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