The Hon. Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery hosted H.E. Selma Ashipala-Musavyi, High Commissioner of Namibia to Ghana at his office in Accra. The visit was to introduce herself to the Minister and explore areas of collaboration for the good of the two countries.

Hon. Ambrose Dery thanked the High Commissioner for the visit and said Ghana has a good relationship with Namibia as it predates the two countries’ independence. He said Africans have a lot to learn among themselves to promote Africanism for the good of the people of the African continent. He said intra-Africa is a good thing and ought to be promoted.

The Minister lauded the establishment of the African Continental Free Trade Area which is headquartered in Ghana to create a single continental market for goods and services with free movement of business persons and investments that will boost the African economy.

According to him, Ghana’s Beyond Aid Agenda is on course and that the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic calls for alternative and innovative ways of doing things to surmount the challenges and ensure that businesses thrive.

He called for peace and security and fundamental human rights in Africa so that the continent can unearth its potential for the good of the people. Hon. Ambrose Dery assured H.E. Selma of the Government’s commitment to ensuring peace and security in Ghana. He added that peace and security are very important and must not be taken for granted.

H.E. the High Commissioner expressed her gratitude for the warm reception and commended the Minister for his good work. She said internal security is very important as it serves as an international pillar on which so many things depend.

She said Ghana and Namibia have a good bilateral relationship and so there is a need to continue to work together to strengthen the relationship between the two countries.