President J.A. Kufuor left Accra this morning for Kampala, Uganda, to participate in this year's Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), scheduled for November 23 to 25, 2007.
A release signed by Mr Andrew Awuni, Press Secretary to the President, says the meeting, which is under the theme, “Transforming Commonwealth Societies to achieve Political, Economic and Human Development”, will be opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II tomorrow, Friday, November 23.
High on the agenda will be the discussion of common political values like democracy, human rights and good governance as well as global economic issues and climate change.
This year's meeting will also see the appointment of a new Secretary-General to take over from Rt. Hon. Don McKinnon.
President Kufuor was accompanied by the First Lady, Mrs. Theresa Kufuor and some senior government officials.