The Ambassador-Designate of the United States of America to Ghana, H.E. Ms. Virginia E. Palmer has presented her open letters to Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration.

During the meeting, Madam Ayorkor Botchwey highlighted the excellent bilateral relations that exist between Ghana and the United States of America and expressed the hope that the new envoy would contribute to the deepening of cooperation between the two countries.

H.E. Ms. Virginia E. Palmer is a seasoned diplomat who has devoted much of her 35-year career to African Affairs. 

Prior to her appointment, she served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the State Department’s Bureau of Energy Resources. She has also served as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Malawi and as Deputy Chief of Mission and Chargé d’Affaires a.i. in the U.S. Embassy in South Africa.

The Embassy of the United States of America in Accra is the diplomatic mission of the United States in Ghana.

Established in March 1957, it serves as the focal point for events relating to the United States held in Ghana.

The mission of the United States Embassy is to advance the interests of the United States and to serve and protect U.S. citizens in Ghana.