The Indian High Commissioner to Ghana, H.E Sugandh Rajaram is scheduled to pay an official visit to Yendi on 25th May 2021 as part of his diplomatic overtures to strengthen ties between India and the people of Yendi.
This reciprocal visit follows on the heels of the earlier visit of Mr. Farouk Aliu Mahama to the Indian High Commissioner to discuss issues of mutual concern, particularly the Yendi Water Project and other investment opportunities from India into Yendi.
At such meeting on April 12, 2021, at the Indian High Commission in Accra, the High Commissioner, Mr Rajaram expressed his desire to visit Yendi saying “it will be exciting and great for India to collaborate with the people of Yendi in areas of skills training, information, technology, and medicine,” and promised to visit the ancient town as soon as possible to strengthen the relationship.
This planned visit on Tuesday, 25th May, is in fulfilment of his pledge.
As part of his visit, the High Commissioner shall with the MP pay a courtesy on the Yaa-Naa, hold crunch meeting with the MP and other dignitaries, and visit the project site of the Yendi Water Project.
It is instructive to note that the $30 million Yendi Water Project is funded by a facility from the Indian Exim Bank and being executed by WAPCOS, an Indian civil engineering/consultancy firm.Read Full Story