Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia
Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has left Accra for Havana and Vancouver in Cuba and Canada respectively.
In Havana, he would be the special guest of honour at the Graduation Ceremony of 232 Ghanaian doctors trained at the University of Medical Sciences in the Caribbean country.
He would also hold talks with the President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel; the Vice-President of Cuba, Salvador Valdes Mesa and other senior Cuban government officials.
At the African Heroes’ Park, he is expected to lay a commemorative wreath.
He would head for Vancouver from Havana as leader of a Ghanaian delegation to the Trade and Investment Mission scheduled for Saturday. The programme is being organised by the Ghana High Commission in Canada in collaboration with the Canada Africa Strategic Investment Group Inc.
Dr Bawumia would also deliver a lecture at the Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, and interact with the Ghanaian community in Vancouver.
He returns to Accra on Wednesday, 24th July, 2019.
The Speaker of Parliament Prof. Aaron Mike Ocquaye shall, in accordance with Article 60(11) of the Constitution, act in his stead until the arrival of President Akufo-Addo on Thursday, 18th July, 2019, who is also out of the country.