President John Mahama has begun a three-day working visit to the Western Region today.
The visit is part of the President's objective to spend more time meeting and interacting with fellow Ghanaians across the country.
President Mahama will also use the opportunity to hold discussions with chiefs, leaders and public officials in the various communities he visits, in order to address the needs and concerns of the people.
This weekend's visit to the Western Region will start from the Bia East District and move through Enchi, where the President will inspect work on the Asankragwa-Enchi Road, and then to Tarkwa and Sekondi-Takoradi.
The President is scheduled to address a gathering of students at the University of Mines and Technology in Tarkwa this evening.
At Takoradi, President Mahama will be briefed on progress being made on the expansion project at the port. He will also inspect work on the sea defence project at Sekondi.
He will end the Western Region tour after attending a thanksgiving church service on Sunday at Effiakuma in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Area.
Source: Flagstaff House Communication Bureau