Ghana’s Ambassador to Mali, His Excellency Napoleon Abdulai on Thursday 4 August 2022 paid a 4-day working visit to the Ghana Engineer Company serving with the Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in Timbuktu, Mali.

The Ambassador, in the company of the Consul of the Ghana Embassy in Bamako paid curtesy calls on the Mission’s leadership within the Sector during his visit. He called on the MINUSMA Head of Office of the Region, Mr Mamane Moussa. The Ambassador also visited the Sector Headquarters where he paid a courtesy call on the Sector West Commander, Brigadier General Joel Biwanlo and finally met with the Regional Administrative Officer (RAO) Madam Susan Asomaning. 

Madam Susan Asomaning (RAO) in her interaction with the Ambassador commended the Ghanaian contingent for their professional posture and exemplary training which has ensured their effective execution of assigned tasks despite the numerous logistical challenges facing the mission. She further used the opportunity to appeal to the government of Ghana through the Ambassador to continue its ongoing efforts to upgrade the equipment and logistics deployed in the mission.

HE Napoleon Abdulai indicated that the Government of Ghana through the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has already initiated the necessary steps towards procuring new equipment and logistics for the Ghana Engineer Company. The Sector West Commander in his interaction with the Ambassador, thanked the Ambassador for his visit and indicated that the Ghanaian Contingent was indeed the major supporting unit within the Sector. He commended the Company for its high standards and dedication in spite of the situation within the mission.