Italian PM to address Ghana's Parliament Today

The Parliament of Ghana will this morning host the Prime Minister of Italy, Matteo Renzi, as part of his two-day working visit to the country.

Mr Renzi, who is expected to address the 6th parliament, will touch on issues relating to the diplomatic relationship between Ghana and Italy, the role of Ghana in championing democracy in Africa as well as security, border and migration issues.

According to the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Edward Adjaho, the decision to host Mr.Renzi was made in consultation with the leadership of the House.

Mr. Renzi, who arrived in Accra on Monday, held bilateral talks with the President John Mahama at the Flagstaff House after which a State Dinner was hosted in honour of his visit.

While in Ghana, Mr. Renzi will visit the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park and later hold discussions with the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Edward Doe Adjaho, the Majority and Minority Leaders before departing Accra to Rome.

Mr. Renzi’s visit follows President Mahama’s visit and meetings with Prime Minister Renzi and President Sergio Mattarella in July 2015.

Source: ISD (Gilbert Ankrah)