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High Commissioner of India, H.E. Mr. Sugandh Rajaram’s embarked on an official visit to the Bono Region of Ghana from 12th to 13th and 15thto 17thof June 2022.

This was High Commissioner’s first official visit to the Bono Region since he arrived in Ghana in January 2020. Prior to this, High Commissioner had visited Western, Central, Eastern, Volta, Ashanti, Northern, Upper West and Bono East Regions of Ghana.

Political Cooperation: High Commissioner interacted with the political and traditional authorities in the Region including Regional Minister and the Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive from the region. During these interactions, he explored the possibilities to facilitate support to the interested Indian businesses for investments iin the Region, in addition to briefing the authorities on the developments in India and India-Ghana bilateral relations.

Economic Cooperation: High Commissioner interacted with the businesses in the Region to seek support for strengthening India-Ghana economic relations. He also made visits to a few Ghanaian companies in the Region. During the visit, High Commissioner sought for further diversification of Indian investment.

Developmental Cooperation: High Commissioner visited the regional centre for Kofi Annan Centre for ICT in Sunyani. He also visited the health and educational institutions in the Region in particular the Bono Regional Hospital and the University of Energy & Natural Resources as well as Sunyani Technical University to explore for necessary assistance from India. He also visited the Holy Family Hospital and explored its greater cooperation with India. He interacted with the Indian scholarships alumni located in the region.

Other Areas of Cooperation: High Commissioner visited the Centre for National Culture in Sunyani to know closely the cultural diversity of the Region. There was a detailed media interaction for the High Commissioner to brief media representations from the region on the objective of the visit and possibilities to strengthen the relations between India and the Bono Region in the overall context of strengthening India-Ghana relations.   

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