The Queen of Denmark, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II, will be on a three day visit to Ghana from 23rd to 25th November 23 to 25, 2017.
The State visit is in response to an invitation by Nana Addo Darkwa Akufo-Addo.
This was disclosed by the Ambassador of Denmark to Ghana, Her Excellency Tove Degnbol at a press briefing at the Danish Embassy here in Accra.
Ambassor Tove Degnbol said Her Majesty the Queen’s 53rd visit will help strengthen the ties of Ghana and Denmark and also promote trade among the two nations.
“The visit will help consolidate the long-standing and well-established relationship between Ghana and Denmark,” she stated, adding that “It will also mark the gradual transitioning of the relationship with Ghana from aid to trade”.
Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II, a lover of archaeology and creative arts will visit interesting historical sites in Ghana whiles in the country.
“The Queen is interested in history. She is more concerned about knowing the history of places and things around those places. She always says if she wasn’t a queen, she could have been an archaeologist.
“She is also interested in Creative arts. She will like to see the finest aspect of Ghanaian handicraft works, kente weaving, basket weaving and textiles” she stated.
A business delegation of 39 Danish companies within three sectors, Food and Agriculture, Sustainability and Maritime, Infrastructure and Railways will be participating in the Queen’s first visit to West Africa.
These companies will strengthen the relationship of both countries from a partnership based on development cooperation to a political and trade based partnership.
The Chief Executive Officer of Stratcomm Ghana, Esther Cobbah advised Ghanaians to put up their best behavior during the Queen’s visit to the country to ensure a successful stay. “I urge Ghanaians to be hospitable and put up their very best in making her stay a good one,” she said.
Source: Priscilla Anum-Noi || ghananewsonline.com.gh