Ghana Navy to visit Cote d’Ivoire

Ghana Navy2Rear Admiral Geoffrey Mawuli Biekro, the Chief of Naval Staff of the Ghana Armed Forces would lead a high-powered naval delegation for a two-day goodwill visit to the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire.

The visit, scheduled on February 22 to 26, would highlights on issues to promote stronger military ties and maritime cooperation between the two countries, after a successful visit by the Ghana Navy to the Republics of Togo and Benin.

The visit would also focus on maritime exercise between the two navies aimed at fighting piracy and armed robbery at sea.

This was in a statement signed by Lieutenant Commander Andy La-Anyane, Deputy Director in charge of Information and Press Relations of GAF and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra.

The statement said two Ghana Navy Ships, GNS NAA GBEWAA and GNS CHEMLE as well as the Ghana Navy Regimental Band would also be part of the visit.

“As part of the visit, Rear Admiral Biekro would pay courtesy calls on some senior military officers of Cote d’Ivoire whilst the team will engage its counterpart in games, band display, passage exercises, maritime cooperation discussions, visits to tourist sites amongst others” it said.

Source: GNA

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