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General News
President Kufuor Arrives In New York 9/24/2007
to address UN General Assembly
New York, Sept. 22, GNA - President John Agyekum Kufuor has arrived in New York to attend the 62nd Session of United Nations General Assembly.
Key on the agenda are high-level discussions on climate change, development financing, implementation of anti-terrorism strategies and facilitating achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

President Kufuor and other Heads of State and Government of the 192-member world body including US President George W. Bush, in keeping with UN tradition would make statements after the formal opening on Tuesday, September 25.

President Kufuor is also among 20 political leaders invited by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to make presentations at the high-level deliberations on climate change.

He would participate in the UN Security Council''s Special Session on Africa, where the Darfur crisis is expected to feature prominently.

President Kufuor''s other engagements are bilateral talks with the Prime Ministers of Portugal and Denmark, the Angolan President, US Secretary of State, President of the World Bank and Director General of World Food Programme.

He was accompanied by his wife Theresa, Mr Akwasi Osei-Adjei, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and NEPAD.

The rest are Ms Elizabeth Ohene, Minister of State, Ministry of Education, Science and Sports, Dr Kwame Bawuah-Edusei, Ghana''s Ambassador to the UN, Mr Leslie Kojo Christian, Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN.

Kwaku Osei Bonsu, GNA Special Correspondent, New York

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