July 25, 2017
 A delegation from the Canadian-Africa Parliamentary Network Association of the Canadian parliament which comprises the Senate and House of Commons is expected to pay a working visit to Ghana`s parliament next month.

The aim of the visit among others is to afford the team an opportunity to evaluate and conduct impact assessment of the several assistance that country has rendered towards deepening Ghana`s parliamentary democracy and its oversight responsibilities.

The Canadian High Commissioner to Ghana, Heather Cameron disclosed this when paid a courtesy call on the speaker of parliament, Prof Aaron Mike Oquaye.

According to her the high-powered delegation from the Canadian Parliament will be visiting Ghana and Senegal from August 24 to August 25.

It will also help strengthen relationship between the parliaments of Ghana and Canada.

Canada has continually supported Ghana`s Parliament in various capacities especially the work of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Ghanaian Parliament.

She assured of the Canadian government`s determination to continue to offer the necessary technical and financial support to the country to advance its development efforts.

The speaker, Prof Mike Oquaye for his part thanked the High Commissioner for the visit and assured of Ghana`s readiness to receive the delegation.

He called for exchange programmes between the two parliaments for mutual benefits and experience sharing whiles calling for capacity building for Ghanaian parliamentarians and staff of Parliament.

By Christian Kpesese/ ghanamps.com