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
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.
“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.