Ghana-Senegal relations date back to the 1960s. The two countries established diplomatic relations in the 1960s soon after Senegal’s independence. To ensure closer cooperation between the two nations, both countries opened their respective Embassies in each other’s capital but closed same in the 1980s on grounds of measures to address the economic challenges at the time. Ghana re-opened its Mission in Dakar, Senegal in 2004. Senegal has also since reopened its Accra Embassy.
Essentially, Ghana’s Embassy in Dakar seeks to implement fully and effectively, Government’s policy of good neighbourliness as well as the promotion and protection of the interests and rights of Ghanaian nationals in Senegal.
To that end, the Mission carries out the following activities among others: