9 August 2012

Ghana: Indian Prime Minister Mourns President Mills

The Prime Minister of India, His Excellency Dr. Manmohan Singh has sent a message of condolences to His Excellency Mr. John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana, on the passing away of H.E. Prof. John Evans Atta Mills.

In his message, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh expressed his profound sorrow and deep grief on the sad demise of President JEA Mills and, on behalf of the people of India and on his own behalf, extended deepest condolences to the Government and the people of Ghana.

Prime Minister stated in his message that President Mills will always be remembered and admired for his steadfast commitment to the ideals of democracy and for his contribution towards the development of Ghana in many different fields.

He referred to India's multifaceted engagement with Ghana and said that the relations between India and Ghana benefited immensely from the advice and wisdom of President Mills.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh also conveyed his best wishes to President John Dramani Mahama on the latter's assumption of office as the President of the Republic of Ghana and said that he looked forward to working with President Mahama to further strengthen the mutually beneficial relations that exist between India and Ghana.

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