The Egyptian Ambassador to Ghana. H.E. Emad Magdy Hanna has called on the Sector Minister, Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah to officially invite him to the maiden edition of the Arab African Youth Summit scheduled from 16th to 18th March, 2019 at Aswan, Egypt.

H.E Emad Magdy Hanna lauded the historic bond of friendship between Ghana and Egypt and reiterated the need to ensure a more fruitful cooperation between both countries.

The Ambassador also commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for exhibiting exemplary leadership with great vision.

Emad Magdy Hanna described the President’s vision of moving ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ as a mark of outstanding leadership that must be applauded and aided to materialize with the help of the African Union (AU), adding that idea must be embraced by other Africa countries.

He subsequently called for more collaboration with the Ministry in the area of youth development.

Hon. Isaac Asiamah expressed his government’s commitment towards ensuring a successful summit describing the initiative as noteworthy in engaging young people on the continent.

The Sector Minister noted that matters of the youth are of great concern to the Akufo-Addo led Administration, hence, the concerted efforts by the Ministry through the National Youth Authority (NYA) to enhance the capacities of the youth with entrepreneurial and vocational skills.

Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah underlined the Ghana Beyond Aid initiative as enterprising for the future of the youth in the country.