Australian special Minister of State, Senator Donald Robert Willesee arrived inn Ghana on Thursday (14 June) at the start of a four-day visit.
SV INT Colonel Acheampong greets Senator Wilesese from Australia
SCU Major Baah, Commissioner for Foreign Affairs
SCU Col. Acheampong
CU Mr. and Mrs. Willesee
SCU & SV Colonel Acheampong talking to Willesee (4 shots)
GV Ministry of Foreign Affairs
CU Foreign Affairs nameplate
SV INT Willesee and party greeted by Major Baah and takes seat
CU Major Baah
SV PAN Officials of Ghana Foreign Office in room with Willese and Baah.
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Background: Australian special Minister of State, Senator Donald Robert Willesee arrived inn Ghana on Thursday (14 June) at the start of a four-day visit. Senator Willesee is on an African tour, as an emissary of his Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam. His brief is to discuss relations between Australia and the African countries.
On arrival in Ghana, Senator Willesee was greeted by the Ghanian head of state, Colonel Ignatius Acheampong.
After Ghana, Senator Willesee will go on to Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia and Mauritius.
SYNOPSIS: One of Senator Willesee's early calls was at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where his host was the Commissioner for Foreign Affairs, Major Kwame Baah. The visiting party of Australians was escorted into the Foreign Affairs building by Major Baah. Senator Willesee and his party discussed matters affecting Ghanaian-Australian relations with Major Baah and his staff, and went on to consider African matters in general.