Veep praises religious bodies in the country for their high level of tolerance and advocacy for peace and development


Vice President Kwesi Amissah Arthur has praised religious bodies in the country for their high level of tolerance and advocacy for peace and development

Vice President Kwesi Amissah Arthur made the statement when he granted audience The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Portal Welby, at the Flagstaff House in Accra yesterday, stressed the need for the citizenry to maintain that achievement

.He used the occasion to call on heads of religious bodies to encourage their followers to join in the maiden national sanitation that the country has embarked on and the subsequent ones, to help rid the country of filth.

The visiting Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby described Ghana’s high level of religious tolerance and collaboration as remarkable and lauded the level of religious tolerance among Ghanaians, which he said was of a high level and a model for other countries to emulate

The Head of the Anglican Church worldwide said he will ensure that the Anglican Church in Ghana plays a lead role in replicating the country’s religious harmony in other parts of the world.

.He was accompanied by his spouse, Caroline, and other clergymen from the Anglican Church, told the Vice-President that his mission to the country was primarily to visit the Primate of the Church of West Africa, the Most Reverend Dr Daniel Yinkah Sarfo, and to seek his wisdom and understanding on matters relating to the church.

He expressed delight at the prevailing peace in the country and remarked that “the way in which the country works and functions is inspirational”.

VEEP KWESI AMISSAH-ARTHUR WELCOMES MOST REV.&RT. HON. JUSTIN WELBY ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY.

VEEP KWESI AMISSAH-ARTHUR WELCOMES MOST REV.&RT. HON. JUSTIN WELBY ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY. 2

MOST REV.&RT.HON. JUSTIN WELBY ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY DELIVERING HIS MESSAGE.

VEEP AMISSAH-ARTHUR IN A GROUP PHOTOGRAPH WITH THE DELEGATION FROM CANTERBURY.

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