By: Mathias Amoah
President John Dramani Mahama, as part of his State Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany met and interacted with over three hundred Ghanaians based in the European country on Tuesday evening.
The meeting saw President Mahama address and answer questions from Ghanaian professional, traditional leaders, students, business executives, children of Ghanaians living in Germany some of who are now Germans of Ghanaian Origin and a number of friends of Ghana.
The President, in addressing the gathering urged them to eschew petty ethnicism and partisans positions and adopt the kind of enthusiasm and the zeal the Germans have exhibited in building their nation.
President Mahama attributed the progress of Ghana since independence to all the people who have led it.
“This country is moving forward and if we are able to count the blessings and the successes we have, then we can build further on those successes,’ he said.
He briefed the gathering on some projects and initiatives going on back home in Ghana, urging them to be optimistic over the prospects and future of Ghana.
He touched on the discussions with the IMF for a support programmed and how it will help stabilize Ghana’s economy.
President Mahama thanked the community of Ghanaians in Germany for the enthusiastic welcome they gave him and his team in Germany.