Veep receives Turkish President

Accra, March 1, GNA – Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has received Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Jubilee Lounge of the Kotoka International Airport.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in Accra for a two-day official visit.

He was accompanied by his wife, Mrs Emine Erdogan and more than 150 business and government officials.

President Erdogan is expected to hold talks with President John Dramani Mahama at the Flagstaff House after which the two leaders would hold a joint news conference and also address a business forum.

President Erdogan would also join President Mahama to cut the sod for the commencement of work on a new terminal building at the Kotoka International Airport.

President Mahama and his wife, Lordina, would host a state luncheon in honour of President Erdogan and his wife at the Banquet Hall.

The Turkish leader would hold discussions with the Speaker of Parliament, Mr Edward Doe Adjaho, and address the house before visiting the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park.

President Erdogan’s visit follows a 2013 visit to Ankara and Istanbul by President Mahama and an earlier 2011 visit by former Turkish President, Abdullah Gul.

Besides, the Turkish First lady, Emine Erdogan, would hold discussions with Mrs Lordina Mahama and visit the Osu Children’s Home.


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