9 March 2017. The Spanish Ambassador, Maria Alonso paid a courtesy call on the Acting Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) Maj Gen Obed Boamah Akwa on Thursday 9 March, 2017 in his Office at Burma Camp.
Ambassador Maria Alonso’s official visit was to wish the CDS well in his new Office and also discuss areas of mutual co-operation.
She disclosed that, the Spanish Government would be sponsoring the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) with courses starting from 2018 and 2019.
The GAF had been doing business with the Spanish Government for quite some time now and had
benefited from corporation with the Spanish Government, some of which included the purchase of three
(3) CASA Aircraft four (4) years ago among others.
The CDS, Maj Gen Obed Boamah Akwa informed the Ambassador that most of the Aircrafts had broken down, and needed to be serviced. He expressed his appreciation for all the support the Spanish government offered to the Ghana Armed Forces.