King Mohammed VI of Morocco, arrived in Ghana yesterday for a three-day work visit.
He arrived at the Kotoka International Airport at 4:20 pm and was met by a government delegation led by Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia together with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway; Education Minister, Dr Mathew Opoku-Prempeh; Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid and Director of State Protocol, Hassan Ahmed.
After a brief exchange of pleasantries, the King moved straight to the Movenpick Hotel in Accra where he has been lodging with his entourage.
King Mohammed is expected to meet with President Akufo-Addo at the Flagstaff House this afternoon for discussions bordering on issues of mutual benefit to their respective countries, after which his host would treat him to lunch.
He is also expected to meet the business community to explore possible business opportunities for Ghana and Morocco.
Later in the day, the King would visit the Bank of Africa for some discussions with management of the bank.
King Mohammed leaves Ghana for Morocco on Saturday, February 18.
He’s the second child and oldest son of King Hassan II and his second wife, Lalla Latifa Hammou.