External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today held talks with her Ghanian counterpart Shirley Botchwey and discussed ways to enhance cooperation in the areas of capacity building and trade and to strengthen people-to-people ties. The bilateral trade between the two countries was USD 2620.82 million in 2016-17, tilted in the favour of Ghana.
Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh came out in support of the new working committee formed by party chief Rahul Gandhi. Singh, considered a close confidante of Gandhi, was dropped in the reconstituted Congress Working Committee (CWC). The CWC is the party's highest decision-making body and assists the Congress president in decision-making.