General News of Wednesday, 6 December 2017
The Director of Passport, Mr. Emmanuel Enos has been appointed as Ambassador to the State of Qatar.
Emmanuel Enos until his appointment was the Director of Passport. He took over from Alexander Ntrakwa, who had been re-assigned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in January, 2017.
The President in a speech charged the new Ambassador to work with diligence and foster stronger economic relations between Ghana and the Qatar.
President Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 5th December, 2017, swore into office 7 Ambassadors and 1 High Commissioner, at an event at the Flagstaff House, which a charge to safeguard and promote the image and interests of Ghana outside her shores.
President Akufo-Addo also urged them to strive to develop cordial working relations with the professional Foreign Service officers they will find at their duty posts.
With Ghana, through the creation of embassies, establishing formal diplomatic presence in Kuwait and Qatar for the first time, President Akufo-Addo noted that the respective Ambassadors have the important duty of cementing Ghana’s relations with both States to promote mutual co-operation.
“In doing so, you will recall at all times our objective – to build a Ghana Beyond Aid, a Ghana which has an honest system of governance, free of corruption, and which is self-reliant and exploiting its own resources with hard work, enterprise and creativity, to build the free, prosperous Ghana of the dreams of the founding fathers of our nation,” he added.
The 8 envoys are Mr. Francis Abakah, High Commissioner to the Republic of Sierra Leone; Mr. Emmanuel Enos, Ambassador to the State of Qatar; Mr. Ernest-Burke Asare Asiedu, Ambassador to the Republic of Liberia; and Mrs. Hannah Ama Nyarko, Ambassador to the State of Israel.
The rest are Mrs. Perpetual Dufu, Ambassador to the Republic of Angola; Mr. Joseph Kwaku Antwi, Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo; Alhaji Sayuti Yahaya Iddi, Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran; and Alhaji Ahmed Rufai Yahaya Iddi, Ambassador to the State of Kuwait.