Mayor Welcomes Archbishop Of Canterbury

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The Mayor decorating Archbishop of Canterbury
The Mayor decorating Archbishop of Canterbury

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) led by the Mayor of the City, Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije has given the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Portal Welby a warm welcome to Ghana.

The Mayor decorating Archbishop of Canterbury
The Mayor decorating Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop arrived at the Kotoka International Airport on Wednesday, October 29, to begin a three-day official visit to the country.

At a short ceremony held in his honour, the Mayor of Accra said the Long standing relation between Ghana and England will be boosted much more by the visit of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Dr Okoe Vnaderpuije expressed the hope that his stay in Ghana will yield to the benefit of the two nations.

He was handed over with the keys to the City of Accra.

On his part, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Portal Welby thanked the Mayor and the people of Ghana for the warm reception, and promised that, his country will keep Ghana in mind when it comes to issues of Education, Health and Social development of its people.

According to the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Portal Welby, Ghana has achieved a lot in the areas of education, health and sanitation which, he mentioned are significant to the development of the nation.

The Archbishop of the Church of England has since left for Kumasi, where he was received with a guard of honour.

He is in the country with his wife, Caroline Eaton Welby.

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