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Vice President arrives


aliu_mahama_1.jpgVice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama returned home last night from London
where he attended a meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government on
reform of international institutions that was held from June 09 to June

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

deliberations centred on the identification of principles and actions
that should be taken as global priority to achieve reform of
international institutions and where necessary create new ones.

The heads adopted the Marlborough House statement on the reform of international institutions.

conference recognized that sovereign states must have freedom and
capacity to determine national goals and implement national policies
and strategies but at the same time several national goals could best
be achieved through international co-operation and support.

heads said greater proportions of sovereign states today were not
adequately represented in these international institutions.

The Heads of government agreed to hold an extraordinary meeting of Commonwealth Heads of government on 24 September 2008.

the 11 Commonwealth leaders who attended the meeting were President
Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania who is also the Chairman of the African
Union (AU) and Prime Minister Gordon Brown of the United Kingdom (UK).

At the airport to meet the Vice President were officials from the Office of the Vice President.

Source: GNA

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