Speakers of Parliament from commonwealth countries have arrived in the country for the 66th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference underway in Accra.

So far the Speakers of 27 commonwealth countries have arrived in Accra with their delegations with more expected to arrive before the formal opening on Wednesday October 4, 2023.

Welcoming them at the Airport, the Host Speaker, the Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, who doubles as the President of the CPA, assured them of Ghana’s rich hospitality and a very memorable stay.

The 66th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference which began on Saturday, 30th September is expected to end on Friday, 6th October, 2023 at the Accra International conference Center.

The conference is hosting Speakers and Presiding officers, Parliamentarians, clerk and parliamentary stakeholders from 56 national legislatures and 107 sub national branches of the commonwealth.

President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo will deliver the keynote address on Wednesday October 4, to officially open the event.

The theme of the conference is, “ The Commonwealth Chater, 10 years on, values of principles for Parliaments to uphold”.

It will afford member states the opportunity to address many key challenges confronting its people with great emphasis on Global Terrorism.

In a press briefing on Thursday, 28th September, 2023, Speaker Bagbin said the conference also presents Ghana the opportunity to showcase its rich Culture and tourism industry.

He encouraged the public to exhibit Ghana’s rich hospitality during the conference period.

Source: Ghana/Starrfm.com.gh/103.5FM