Ghana and Maldives sign two agreements to enhance bilateral cooperation
The Government of Maldives and the Government of Ghana have signed two key Agreements today that will further deepen the bilateral relationship between the two countries.
Following their meeting in London at the sidelines of the Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting in London, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid signed the agreements on behalf of the Government of Maldives and the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of the Republic of Ghana, Her Excellency Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey signed the agreements on behalf of the Government of Ghana. The signing ceremony was held at the Marlborough House in London.
The two agreements signed between the Maldives and Ghana were:
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Maldives and the Government of the Republic of Ghana on Mutual Exemption of Visa Requirements for their Respective Nationals.
Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of the Republic of Ghana on Political Consultation.
The conclusion of the agreements today is a step towards closer bilateral exchange between Ghana and Maldives through periodic consultations between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of both countries and increased people-to-people contact facilitated through mutual exemption of visa.
Maldives established diplomatic relations with Ghana on 10 August 1989.