Wednesday 26th June,2019 saw a great step in deepening the trade and economic relations between Ghana and China with the inauguration of the Ghana Consulate General,Guangzhou China.
At a short but impressive ceremony, Hon .Shirly Ayokor Botwey recounted the role Ghana played in 1971 in spearheading China to be accepted at the UN security council .
She further posited that China is by far Ghana’s biggest trade partner and hence both countries respects the bilateral cooperations for mutual benefits that exists between them and hence was only prudent to respond to the calls from most Ghanaian citizens and businesses regarding the geographical land size of China and accessibility of consular services that enhances Bussiness and diplomatic relations.
The new consulate will have jurisdictions over Guangdong, Fujian,Hainan and Guanxi provinces all in southern China.
She Thanked the Chinese government, all Consulate Generals of Africa in China for their support in making this dream a reality.
Ghanaians living in China were advised to be law abiding and be ambassadors of Ghana . Formal introduction of staff of the new consulate was done by Mr. Yaw N .Nsiah .(Consul General). They are:
Consular :Mr.Peter Allswell
Head of Chancery:Mr Emmanuel
Confidencial secretary -Ms.Cynthia
Finance Attaché -Mr.Michael
Also in Attendance were vice chairman of Guangdong province, Ghana’s Ambassador to China H.E Edward Boateng and Deputy Ambassador H.E Dr Charles Dwamena.
By: Michael Amponsah (Agenda)