Mozambican President to address Ghana’s Parliament on May 25

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi attends the 3rd Session of the South Africa-Mozambique Bi-National Commission (BNC) held at the Department of International Relations and Cooperation's (DIRCO) in Pretoria, South Africa, March 11, 2022. Kopano Tlape/Government Communication Information System (GCIS)/Handout via REUTERS

Mr. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, the President of Mozambique, will address the Ghanaian Parliament on Wednesday, May 25, the Speaker, Mr. Alban Bagbin, announced on Tuesday.

The declaration was made by the Speaker at the start of the Second Sitting of the Second Session of the Eighth Parliament in Accra.

He stated that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo had written to the members of the House requesting permission for President Nyusi to address them.

The President of Mozambique was expected to arrive at 10:15 a.m., he added, and he advised all members to be seated by 1000 a.m., when they would begin procedures before his arrival.

The address to Parliament by President Nyusi is part of his four-day official state visit to Ghana.

In related news, Speaker Bagbin met with a delegation of the Zambian National Assembly on Tuesday, led by its Speaker, Madam Nelly Butete Kashumba Mutti.

The team is in Ghana on a benchmarking trip to learn from and share experiences and information with Ghana’s parliamentary members.

It aims to learn about the inner proceedings of Parliament and to provide a networking opportunity.

Mr. Bagbin stated that the Parliament of the United Kingdom and the National Assembly of Zambia needed to learn from one another and determine how they could develop and deepen their already amicable relations.

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