Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Asantehene to attend second Bonn Conference in Germany

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, leaves for North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, on August 25 to attend the 2nd Bonn Conference on International Development Policy. The two-day conference under the theme "New impulses for development Co-operation between Federal States, Regions and Local Authorities" would discuss regional and local development cooperation between sub-Sahara Africa and Europe.Otumfuo Osei Tutu and German President Horst Kohler are among high profile personalities who would address the conference that is expected to attract the participation of more than 500 decision makers and international experts in science, economics and politics. A statement signed by Mr G.B. Osei-Antwi, the Media Relations Manager, Manhyia Palace, said the Asantehene would be accompanied by a seven-member delegation.The conference would provide the platform for further strengthening of partnership between Ghana and North-Rhine Westphalia for implementation of projects in renewable energy, health and education among others.Ghana and North-Rhine Westphalia signed a partnership agreement in November 2007 for economic co-operation.

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