Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui and Ghana’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey signed three cooperation agreements in Tunis on Monday.
The first agreement provides for setting up a legal framework for political consultations between the foreign affairs departments of the two countries.
The second relates to the creation of a joint Tunisian-Ghanaian commission; the third relates to bilateral cooperation in several areas including health, education, and agriculture.
Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey said at the end of a bilateral working session these three agreements will encourage visits and cooperation between Tunisia and Ghana and the establishment of an adequate framework to strengthen economic, scientific and technical cooperation.
Other horizons of cooperation and new ways to boost the rate of economic and investment exchange between the two countries will also b explored, she pointed out.
Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey added that the delegation of Tunisian businessmen who recently visited the Ghanaian capital met with several Ghanaian ministers and businessmen.
“This meeting paved the way for the consolidation of cooperation between the two countries,” she said.
The Ghanaian minister said, in this regard, the private sector will be a key vector to boost economic cooperation between the two countries.