Ghana Army chief in India

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New Delhi, June 28 (ANI): Ghana Army Chief Major General Joseph Narh Adinkrah arrived in New Delhi for a four day official visit on Monday.

Major General Adinkrah was accorded a guard of honour at the four courts of the South Block.

His visit is expected to further boost the defence cooperation between the Indian and Ghana.

India has historical and traditional relations with Ghana, based on common ideals and principles arising from a significant legacy of social, cultural and political struggles, along with a shared commitment to democracy.

Defence cooperation with Ghana, as a part of defence diplomacy, has been an important tool towards enhancing this friendship.

The defence cooperation with Ghana has existed since 1957 and Indian armed forces have played an important role in laying the foundation of all the three services of the Ghana armed forces.

The armed forces of the two nations have been comprehensively cooperating in the field of military training, United Nations Peacekeeping Operations, training and participation of observers in exercises.

Adinkrah will be meeting senior Defence Ministry and military officials.

He will also visit United Service Institution (USI) and the Centre for UN Peacekeeping (CUNPK), New Delhi. (ANI)

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