The Hague – King Willem-Alexander at Noordeinde Palace receiving the Letters of credentials from the Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Francis Danti Kotia. Photography Wesley de Wit.
The Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, His Excellency Mr. Francis Danti Kotia presented his Letters of Credence to His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Kingdom of the Netherlands at “Paleis Noordeinde” in The Hague, during a colourful ceremony on Wednesday 14th July, 2017.
At exactly 09.50hrs, the Royal Chamberlain to His Majesty the King arrived at the Chancery of the Embassy of Ghana and escorted the Ambassador in two Royal carriages to the palace. His Excellency and his spouse rode in the ceremonial carriage while the Deputy Head of Mission, Mr. M. H. Idris, who also accompanied the Ambassador sat in the second carriage.
The Ambassador and his spouse together with Mr. Idris were dressed in colourful Ghanaian Smock Fabrics.
At the Royal Palace a guard of honour consisting of a guard commander and two detachments from the Royal Netherlands Air Force base Gilze-Rijen was mounted for the ceremony. After a salute of four drum rolls, the parade played the Ghana National Anthem, followed by an inspection of the guard of honour by His Excellency Mr. Francis Danti Kotia, before he was escorted to the King.