Commemorative stamps issued to mark China, Ghana 50-year relations

17:14, July 09, 2010      

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A set of commemorative stamps was issued here on Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Ghana.

At the ceremony to launch the set of four stamps, Ghanaian Minister of Communications, Haruna Iddrisu, said that the existing excellent relations between Ghana and China was attributable to the fact that both countries share many common perspectives, value and goals as well as have a historic heritage of cooperation in the international for a.

Relations between China and the West African country have grown from strength to strength as a result of the frequent exchange of high level official visits, starting from President Swane Nkrumah’s three important visits to China in the 1960s and the visit to Ghana by then Premier Zhou Enlai in 1964, the minister added.

Invited guests presented at the occasion included Chinese Ambassador to Ghana Yu Wenzhe and high-ranking officials from Ghana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and the Ghana post.

The stamps, including pictures depicting the Great Wall in China and the National Theatre in Ghana, were designed jointly by China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ghana’s ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration.

China and Ghana established diplomatic relations in July 5, 1960.

Source: Xinhua


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