Ghana opens new passport application centre in Tokyo
London, Sep 2, 2019-(AltAfrica)-In a bid to further deepen its relationship with Japan, Ghana government has opened a new passport application centre in Tokyo
This is part of efforts to improve the ease of acquisition and renewal of passports by Ghanaians residents in Asia.
The new centre was inaugurated on Saturday, August 31,2019 by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchway.
The opening of the new passport application centre was announced in a Facebook post by President Akufo-Addo.
The President said: “On Saturday, 31st August, 2019, I held bilateral talks with the Prime Minister of Japan, His Excellency Shinz Abe, where we both pledged to deepen the ties of co-operation that exist between our two countries.”
He added: “Earlier in the day, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, also commissioned a passport application centre in Tokyo, as part of the Ministry’s efforts to improve the ease of acquisition and renewal of passports by Ghanaians resident in Asia.”