Hoo Alban S.K. Bagbin, the Speaker of Parliament had been unanimously elected as the new President of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association International (CPA), an organization of over 180 member Parliaments of the Commonwealth of Nations.
This was at the just ended 65th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) hosted by Canada in Halifax.
Mr. Bagbin’s election means Ghana will host the 66th Conference of the CPA in Accra from the 30th of September to the 7th of October 2023.
“With the indomitable spirit and support of Ghana and all Ghanaians, my role together with that of Hon. Kyei Mensah Bonsu who was also elected Vice Chairman of CPA, will not only lift high the flag of our country, but also market our culture, traditions, governance and the rich wealth and hospitality of our people at the 66th Conference of the CPC next year” Hon. Alban Bagbin posted in a social media message.