Ghana gets two new German naval vessels
The Ghana Navy has taken delivery of two newly refitted naval vessels at a ceremony held at Neue Tadewerft, Wilhelmshaven, Germany.
They are “GNS Yaa Asantewaa” and “GNS Naa Gbewaa” and have since set sail for Ghana and expected to arrive in a few weeks time.
A statement issued in Accra on Friday by Lieutenant-Colonel E. Aggrey-Quashie, of Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) Public Relations Directorate said
“This brings to seven the number of vessels acquired for the Ghana Navy in the last three years”.
It said Lt. Gen. Joseph Henry Smith (Rtd.), Minister of Defence, assisted by Rear Admiral M. Quarshie, Chief of Naval Staff, received the Warrior Class vessels on behalf of Ghana.
At the ceremony Lt. Gen. Smith commended the Ghana Navy compliments of the ships made up of 14 officers and 56 ratings for their hard work during their stay in Germany.
The naval personnel were in Germany for familiarisation training on the vessels.
The Minister of Defence congratulated the manufacturers for a good work done and asked the Ghana Navy to take good care of the ships.
This is good for Ghana and German relations. Germans are always there for Ghana both Educational, Agriculture, Tax training etc. continue these relations to benefit the two nations