Ghana's Prime Minister, Dr. Kofia Busia, began a three-day official visit to Upper Volta last?
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Background: Ghana's Prime Minister, Dr. Kofia Busia, began a three-day official visit to Upper Volta last Thursday (19 August).
The visit ended with a joint communique in which Ghana and land-locked Upper Volta pledged themselves to cooperate, particularly in developing the use of the rivers which flow out of Upper Volta into Ghana.
SYNOPSIS: The three-day official visit of Ghana's Prime Minister, Dr. Busia to Upper Volta began last Thursday. Dr. Busia was greeted at the airport of Ougadougou by the Premier, Gerard Ouedraogo.
Dr. Busia's aim in coming to the Upper Volta was to take advantage of the friendly relations between the two countries. And ??? left on Saturday a joint communi ???cted his success.
The communique stated that Ghana and land-locked Upper Volta had Pledged themselves to cooperate, particularly in developing the use of the rivers which flow out of Upper Volta into Ghana. The two delegations had also urged coordination of the two countries' programmes for developing the valleys of the Volta.
Dr. Busia commented on the success of his stay at a reception he gave at his hotel. The Ghanaian Prime Minister then flew via his own capital to London for a private visit. From there he went to Paris.