Delegation from the Republic of Indonesia Calls on Vice-Chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu has received a delegation from the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia made up of Counsellors; Mr. Tri Surya, and Mrs. Pratiwi Amperawati.

Mrs. Pratiwi Amperawati who led the delegation disclosed that their visit was to create awareness on an upcoming public lecture to be organised at the University of Ghana in April this year. According to her, the lecture will be used to commemorate sixty-five (65) years of Asia-Africa collaborations to broaden knowledge about Indonesia and focus on African relationships, investment and education. She added that as part of the collaborations, scholarships opportunities were available for Masters’ Degree programmes sponsored by the Ministry of Higher Education and Foreign Affairs, Republic of Indonesia.


In brief remarks, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, expressed appreciation and delight for the partnership and enthusiasm by the Consulate of the Republic of Indonesia to empower students with innovative ideas and deepen their scope of knowledge and understanding in research work.  He urged the delegates to explore other avenues to collaborate in developing the nation as a whole.

Dr. Lloyd Amoah, Director, Centre for Asian Studies, noted that the Centre for Asian Studies has been conducting research and undertaking programmes aimed at bridging the gap between Ghana and Asian countries. This, he added could inure to the benefit of the nation greatly. Dr. Amoah advocated for further collaboration between the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia and the University, particularly the Centre for Asian Studies in strengthening research and course development.


Also present at the meeting was Prof. Emmanuel Debrah, Director, Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy (LECIAD).