We'll work to address common problems - Joe Biden pens letter to Nana Addo

Joe Biden said, 'together', world leaders will be able to surmount many challenges

We'll work to address common problems - Joe Biden pens letter to Nana Addo

United States president-elect, Joe Biden says he is optimistic of a good working relationship with Ghana's President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, as they both take office at a crucial time with countries facing several challenges.

In a brief letter to Akufo-Addo, Biden said though the work ahead of them is enormous, he is certain a great deal of collaboration between world leaders will go a long way to tackle some issues bedevilling the world.

He wrote: “Vice President-elect Harris and I will take office at a time of great global challenges – from the coronavirus to climate change – that transcend borders and require international cooperation. We look forward to working with you and your government on addressing the common problems facing our countries and our peoples.

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“It is my great honour to have been elected the next president of the United States, and I understand just how much work lies ahead of us,” 

“Thank you again, President Akufo-Addo. I look forward to future dialogue.”

Meanwhile, both Presidents-elect are expected to be sworn in this month with President Akufo-Addo’s slated for an earlier date which is January 7 and Biden’s on January 20.