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Ghana, Mexico committed to deepening bilateral relations

By: Rukaya Hamidu

Ghana and Mexico have committed to deepening bilateral relations between the two countries.

A virtual ceremony was held at the Mexico Embassy in Accra earlier yesterday to mark the 60 years anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Ghana and Mexico.

The ceremony saw the attendance of the Mexico Ambassador to Ghana, H.E Enrique Escorza Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Thomas Mbomba among others. On the 8th of August 1961, Mexico became the first country in Latin America to recognize and establish diplomatic relations with Ghana, few years after they had obtained independence from British Rule.

Although both countries closed their respective missions almost a decade after the opening of the embassy in Mexico City. The two countries have retained their relations and collaborated especially since the reopening of the embassy in Accra in 2014.

Ghana and Mexico share common values in the economic, social and political sphere including strengthening democratic institutions and the rule of law.

Speaking at the ceremony, His Excellency Enrique Escorza highlighted some activities the embassy is committed to presenting throughout the years to show the strong bonds that both countries have been able to develop.

“These are just some of the different activities that we will be presenting throughout the year to show the strong bonds that we have been able to develop. We intend to highlight in our activities a true sense of friendship. It’s not about one, but about two countries working and learning together”.

Notwithstanding, the deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Thomas Mbomba noted that it’s a pleasure and privilege to join hands with the Mexico Ambassador to Ghana to celebrate the 60years of fruitful bilateral relations between the two countries.

“Ghana and Mexico have come a long way in nurturing their bilateral ties and it has been a pleasure and privilege to join hands with his Excellency Mr Enrique Escorca to commemorate 60 years of fruitful bilateral relations and also to unveil the anniversary logo that will characterize the planned activities to celebrate this important milestone in the relations between Ghana and Mexico”.

The anniversary Logo which characterizes the planned activities to celebrate the relations between the countries was unveiled.

Source: Adoanewsonline.com

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