The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has left Accra for an official three day visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Dr. Bawumia has been invited to the inauguration of Hassan Rouhani, coming off on Sunday.

Tehran,the Iranian capital is preparing for a big inauguration ceremony after Rouhani’s landslide victory in May, to mark his second term in office.

The Vice President, while there will also explore areas of cooperation between the two countries.

He was accompanied by a number of Ministers and government officials, including the Information Minister,Mustapha Hamid, Ibrahim Mohammmed-Awal, Minister for Business Development, the Zongo Dev’t  Minister, Boniface Abubakar Saddique, Mohammed Habib Tijaani, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Dr. Bawumia is scheduled to return on Monday, August 7, 2017.