President Cyril Ramaphosa has kicked off a two-day working visit to Ghana on Saturday. The visit is part of four West African countries, including Nigeria, Ivory Coast, and Senegal to strengthen bilateral and economic ties.
Ramaphosa will also inaugurate a Bi-National Commission between Ghana and South Africa, which is expected to boost trade relations and investment between the two countries. Bilateral agreements will be signed by both Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo and President Ramaphosa.
Update on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state visit to Ghana with Nabil Ahmed Rufai:
His Excellency President @CyrilRamaphosa delivers his remarks to the inaugural Bi-National Commission between South Africa and Ghana. The convening of the inaugural session is a milestone achievement and a historic moment for the two countries. #SAinGhana #BetterAfricaBetterWorld pic.twitter.com/5sTXRilUQO
— Presidency | South Africa ?? (@PresidencyZA) December 4, 2021
President Ramaphosa is expected to discuss economic recovery efforts in Africa post-COVID-19 as well as issues around trade relations.
South Africa is one of the largest investors and trade relations to Ghana, and also one of Africa’s largest economy. So they would want to know the role that the country could play to boost inter-Africa trade.
President Ramaphosa to discuss trade relations in Ghana: Prof Dirk Kotze