Obama arrives in Ghana on first visit as U.S. President

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm 

LAGOS, July 11 — U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Accra, the capital city of Ghana, Friday on his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa since taking office, according to reports from agencies.

Obama arrived at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) on Friday night for a two-day visit. Ghanaian President John Evans Atta Mills welcomed him and his family at the airport.

The itinerary for the Obama's visit begins on July 11, with a special welcoming ceremony and he would hold closed-door bilateral talks with President Mills. (PNA/Xinhua) ALM

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