Ms. Shirley Ayokor Botchwey, Ghana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, is to pay a two-day working visit to Russia to help deepen bilateral ties between the two countries.

This was announced by a spokesperson of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, in her weekly media briefing.

She is going to be in Moscow from August 19–20, and would hold talks with her Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov.

Their discussions are expected to focus on strengthening political, security, trade and economic cooperation.

Zakharova “considerable attention will be paid to the task of promoting mutually beneficial cooperation in the fields of energy, the development of mineral and hydrocarbon resources and the implementation of promising infrastructure projects”.