Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK), Papa Owusu Ankomah, has formally presented his Letters of Credence to Queen Elizabeth II.

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This was in a short but colourful ceremony at the Buckingham Palace, following his re-appointment by President Nana Akufo-Addo in March 2021.

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He was accompanied by his deputy, Madam Rita Tani Iddi, who was also re-appointed and a few family members and loved ones.

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The ceremony was to officially signify his assumption of duty in the UK on a second term.


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Papa Owusu Ankomah becomes the first person to serve as the High Commissioner to the UK, serving two consecutive terms, having completed his first term in November 2020.

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Speaking at the ceremony, he pledged commitment to deliver on his mandate to champion the well-being of Ghanaians in UK and Ireland.