This was disclosed by the Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union to Ghana, H.E. Diana Acconcia when she met the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey on Wednesday, October 17, 2018.
Ambassador Diana Acconcia said the EU is committed to a strengthened multilateral system between the two sides, assuring of continued efforts to help grow Ghana’s economy at all levels.
On her part, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey lauded the European Union for the recently signed 175 million euro financial agreement with Ghana.
The Hon Minister was however, confident of a swift implementation of the Interim Economic Partnership Agreement (IEPA), which will enable Ghana to continue trading in the European Union, while discussions on the Economic partnership agreement (EPA) continue.
The Minister and the EU Delegation Head also discussed political consultations between Ghana and the EU likely to be held before year ending.
On migration, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and her EU counterpart said cooperation ahead of a dialogue covering issues of trafficking and legal migration was ongoing for mutual benefits.
Ghana – EU relations dates back to 41 years, culminating in the various levels of development assistance the EU has extended to the country.