The Ambassador of Cuba, Pedro Luis Despaigne González, received Dr. Nana Aba A. Amfo, Dean of the School of Languages, of the University of Ghana.
The Cuban diplomat addressed about the historical cooperation between Cuba and Ghana, and emphasized on the more than three thousands of young Ghanaians trained in Cuba since 1983, and especially how all of them learned Spanish language. The Ambassador also thanked the Dean for the invitation from the University of Ghana to participate in the Panel dedicated to the ties between Latin-America and Africa which was integrated by Latin-American diplomats accredited to Ghana.
The Dean of the School of Languages expressed her interest to increase the relation with the Cuban Embassy and informed on the necessity to expand the teaching of postgraduate Courses of Spanish Language in the University of Ghana. More than 60 Ghanaian students of Spanish Language have travelled to Cuba to improve their skills. The University of Ghana had evaluated positively the results of the presence of them in our country.
The Dean was accompanied by the Chief of the Department of the Spanish Languages Dr. Maïmouna Sankhé, and for the Cuban side was Julio César Sánchez, First Secretary of the Embassy.