Britain To Help Ghana Reduce Drug Trade And Crime
Mr Nicholas Westcott, Out-going British High Commissioner to Ghana, said on Wednesday that Britain was poised to co-operate with Ghana to reduce drug trafficking and crime. In a chat with President John Evans Atta Mills at the Osu Castle in Accra, he said the co-operation would be beneficial to both nations. Mr Westcott who ends a three-year duty tour of Ghana, said he was leaving with fond memories, and commended the co-operation between the two nations. He said there had been growth in investment in telecommunications, agriculture and security sectors. Mr Westcott said the British Government was solidly behind ECOWAS on its efforts to ensure peace in La Cote d’Ivoire. In addition, the British Government would continue to forge partnership for the people and addressing issues of climate change and other areas of c-operation. President Mills commended the joint exercise between the UK Border Agency and the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) for “Operation Westbridge” to track down drug trafficking.