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Photos: President Akufo-Addo meets French counterpart Emmanuel Macron

President Nana Akufo-Addo has met his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in Paris. The President is in the French capital to attend a Summit on Financing Africa Economies, which is being convened by Macron.

The summit is being attended by several Africa presidents and heads of state, European leaders, and heads of multinational financial institutions. As part of the summit, the leaders will devise strategies that will boost Africa’s economy as the continent seeks to recover from the effect of the coronavirus pandemic.

The President will meet with the President of the World Bank, David R. Malpass, and the Managing Director of the IMF Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, on the sidelines of the summit.

After the summit, the president will head to Brussels at the invitation of the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, to hold bilateral talks with officials of the council.

He will also participate in a ceremony for the signing of a €160 million facility between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Ministry of Finance for the establishment of a development bank in Ghana.

Also, President Akufo-Addo will visit Johannesburg, South Africa, to address the Fourth Ordinary Session of the Fifth Parliament of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) on May 24.

He is expected home after his engagements in South Africa.

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