Newly appointed Ghana’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Russian Federation & Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Dr. Kodzo Kpoku Alabo, has recently presented his Letter of Credence to His Excellency (Mr.) Alexander Lukashenko, Belarusian President, in a colourful ceremony that took place at the presidential palace in Minsk, the capital of the Republic of Belarus.
Addressing the foreign diplomats, Mr. Lukashenko highlighted the gradual diversification of export and equal distribution of trade in three major destinations, namely the Eurasian Economic Union, the European Union and partners in Asia, Africa, North and South America, as the top priorities of the Belarusian economic policy.
By 2020, Belarus is planning to reach a proportional balance of trade in every destination.
Mr. Lukashenko expressed hope that the activities of diplomats in Belarus will yield tangible results and help find new niches and resources for the enhancement of trade and economic contacts and implementation of high-profile international projects.
“I want to assure you that our government and citizens will provide all-round attention and assistance. The most favourable conditions will be created for your work,” the Head of State assured.
The Belarusian President received the credentials of ambassadors of Australia, Ghana, Guinea, Zimbabwe, South Korea, Nicaragua, the United Arab Emirates, Poland, Slovakia, Sudan, the Philippines, Ethiopia, and Japan.