Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has Wednesday morning, through a video conference delivered the keynote address to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Ghana and China.
Th his address the Vice President opined that the relationship between Ghana and China has become more robust.
He said under the distinguished leadership of Presidents Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Xi Jinping , our relations have become more robust and diverse, touching practically all conceivable spheres of development, especially in trade and investment, culture and education.
Ghana established diplomatic relations with China shortly after becoming a Republican in July 1960, one of the first African countries to do so.
According to the Vice President, the personal friendship between the first President of Ghana, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and Chairman Mao of China laid a strong foundation for the burgeoning relations between the two countries at the time.
Over the years, the relations between the two countries have been matured and strengthened by successive Ghanaian and Chinese Leaders, as well as, by the people of both countries.
He expressed President Akufo-Addo’s and the government’s commitment to further enhance and deepen this longstanding relationship between Ghana and China.