US government felicitates with Ghana on Independence day

March 6th is the Independence Day of Ghana, and even though Ghana is embroiled in a diplomatic tussle with the US government over the fate of 7000 Ghanaians about to be deported from US, Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo released a goodwill message to the government and people of Ghana.

This is the full press statement.

Michael R. Pompeo
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
March 6, 2019

On behalf of the United States, I congratulate the people and Government of Ghana as you celebrate your 62nd independence day on March 6.

The United States and Ghana have a deep friendship based on shared values. Through your spirit of democracy and robust economy, Ghana is a leader in the region and beyond. We offer our continued support to Ghana as you expand opportunities for trade and investment, combat corruption, and strengthen regional stability.

We look forward to working with all the people of Ghana in support of our continued friendship and longstanding partnership.

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