The Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana to Italy, H.E. Ms. Paulina Patience Abayage, will embark on a 3-day working visit to the City of Como from Saturday 16th December to Monday 18th December 2017, to familiarize herself with the activities of the Ghanaian Community.

As part of the visit, she will supervise a Door-to-Door Consular Service to be rendered for the benefit of the Ghanaians, on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th December 2017 at the Oratorio in Via Murazzo (Cantu) from 08.30 hrs to 19.00 hrs. The Consular team will be led by the Minister/Consular & Welfare, Mr. Jonathan Magnusen.

As part of the visit, the Ambassador will also address a Grand Durbar of all Ghanaians on Saturday 16th December 2017 at 19.00 hrs, where she will interact with the Ghanaian community.

On Monday 18th December 2017, Her Excellency the Ambassador will meet the key institutional figures of the city, including the Mayor and the Prefect of Como, accompanied by the Minister/Consular & Welfare, Mr. Jonathan Magnusen, and representatives of the Ghanaian community.

The Embassy of the Republic of Ghana wishes to inform the general public that the Consular Section will close for the Christmas/New Year Season on Thursday, 21st December 2017. Normal work will resume on Thursday, 4th January 2018.

Applicants with Emergency situations only, may call the following telephone numbers for assistance:

06 8621 9307

06 8621 7191

06 8621 5691

We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

17 November 2017, Rome, Italy - H.E. Paulina Patience Abayage, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Ghana, presented her Credentials to FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva at the FAO Headquarters.

The two discussed issues of mutual interest which covered the areas of Technical Cooperation, especially in the response to the Fall Armyworm attack, the importance of the Regional Office for Africa in Accra and the strong partnership between FAO and Ghana.

Both pledged their commitment to work together for the benefit of the Country and the Organization.

Photo: Courtesy of FAO

Ambassador Credentials Presentation to FAO

Following her presentation of Credentials on Friday 8th September 2017, Her Excellency Ms. Paulina Patience Abayage, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Ghana to the Republic of Italy on Sunday 10th September 2017 joined the Ghanaian Catholic Community and the Ghana Ecclesiastical Union for a Thanksgiving Service, organized in her honour, at the Society of the Divine Word (SVD) Generalate, at Via dei Verbiti 1 in Rome. The service was conducted by the Chaplain of the Ghanaian Catholics in Rome, Father Joseph Aduse Poku.

On Friday 8th September 2017, Her Excellency Ms. Paulina Patience Abayage presented her Letters of Credence to His Excellency Mr. Sergio Mattarella, President of the Republic of Italy, at the Quirinale Palace at 17.00 hrs.

The Ceremony commenced with an inspection of a Guard of Honour mounted on the compound of the Presidential Palace, in the honour of Her Excellency Paulina Patience Abayage, upon arrival. Subsequent to that, she was escorted by the Chief of Protocol, His Excellency Mr. Riccardo Guariglia, to present her Letters of Credence to His Excellency the President of Italy.