Presenting their credentials, the envoys pledged to explore new opportunities for collaboration and partnership while deepening existing ties and congratulated President Akufo-Addo on Ghana’s efforts to promote peace, stability and prosperity in Africa.
Iranian Ambassador Bijan Gerami Nazoksara sought Ghana’s cooperation “in the domains of science and technology and the promotion of politics, culture and agriculture.
With Australian companies already playing very active roles in the mining and extractive sector, Ambassador-designate Owen-Jones pledged Australia’s continued assistance for “community development in urban and rural areas of Ghana through our growing small grants programme.
Direct Aid which has supported projects in all regions of Ghana covering various sectors such as health and sanitation, education and training, human rights, income generation, renewable energy and women’s economic empowerment ”.
President Akufo-Addo, for his part, welcomed and congratulated the envoys on their appointments and pledged the government’s cooperation in the course of their tour of duty in Ghana.