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Vice President In Cairo For Innaugration of New Suez Canal

Aug. 6, 2015, 2:59 p.m.

The Vice President, Mr K. B. Amissah-­‐Arthur, yesterday, arrived in Cairo, Egypt to participate in the inauguration ceremony of the New Suez Canal.

The canal is an important maritime route and the new one is expected to significantly cut the travel time of vessels.


Various dignitaries from around the world are attending Thursday’s ceremony.  On arrival in Cairo, Mr Amissah-­Arthur, met with the President and Chairman of the African Export–Import Bank, Mr Jean-­‐Louis Ekra.

The two discussed issues bothering on the economy as well as areas of support and further cooperation.

Source: James Agyenim-­‐Boateng Presidential  Staffer

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