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23.11.2007 General News

President Kufuor leaves for Kampala

By GNA
President Kufuor leaves for Kampala


President John Agyekum Kufuor left Accra on Thursday morning for Kampala, Uganda to participate in this year's Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) schedule for November 23-25.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, would open the meeting tomorrow, Friday November 23.

It is under the theme: "Transforming Commonwealth Society to achieve Political, Economic and Human development".

A statement issued in Accra and signed by Mr Andrew Awuni, Presidential Spokesperson said, high on the agenda would be a discussion on common political values like Democracy, Human Rights, Good Governance and Global Economic issues.

It said the meeting would also appoint a new Secretary General to take over from Mr Don McKinnon.

The First Lady, Mrs Theresa Kufuor and some senior government officials accompanied President Kufuor.

At the airport to see President Kufuor off were, Vice President Aliu Mahama, Ministers of State, Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. General J.B. Danquah and Inspector General of Police, Patrick Kwarteng Acheampong.

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