The United States of America (USA) has congratulated Ghana on the anniversary of its 65th Independence Day anniversary.
Ghana marked 65 years of independence on Sunday, 6 March 2022.
The US in a congratulatory message to the government and people of Ghana signed by Antony J Blinken Secretary of State noted: “On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate all Ghanaians home and abroad on the anniversary of Ghana’s independence on March 6.
“We value the longstanding partnership between the United States and Ghana, which has advanced our mutual economic, security, public health, human rights, and democratic governance interests. The meeting between President Akufo-Addo and Vice President Harris last September, as well as my own meeting with Vice President Bawumia in January, served to reaffirm our strong friendship.”
On this occasion, Mr Blinken noted “we reflect on our shared history and many people-to-people ties, and recommit ourselves to deepening our partnership.”
The US also commended Ghana on its commitment to democracy in its leadership of the Economic Community of West African States.
This year’s Independence Day parade was held at the Cape Coast Stadium in the Central Region.
This year’s celebration is on the theme: “Working together; Bouncing Back Better.”