Ghana and Trinidad and Tobago Sign Two Agreements


Ghana and Trinidad and Tobago have signed two agreements in the areas of General cooperation and Oil and Gas.

The first agreement was signed by the two countries and the second by the GNPC and the National Oil Company of Trinidad and Tobago at a ceremony at Flagstaff house.

Ghana is seeking to establish further relations with Trinidad in the areas of Petrochemical of which that country has more than a hundred years experience.

President John Mahama and his Trinidadian counterpart Keith Rowley witnessed the signing ceremony.

President Mahama, said with the country’s nascent oil sector it is prudent that it takes experiences from oil rich countries like Trinidad and Tobago to guide the resource.

The last time a Prime Minister from Trinidad visited Ghana was in 1960.

Prime Minister Rowley is being hosted to a luncheon after which he will tour the Tema Oil Refinery and VALCO in the company of President Mahama.

Meanwhile, an International Relations Expert and the Minister of State in charge of Public Sector Development, Dr. Rashid Pelpuo, says the visit of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Keith Christopher Rowley to Ghana will be mutually beneficial to the two countries especially co-operation in oil and gas.

Dr. Pelpuo said Ghana would also benefit in the share and exchange of technology as well as in the cultural and education sectors.

Source: GBC

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