His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, The Asantehene, today paid a courtesy call on Their Excellencies Christine Carla Kangaloo O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and Kerwyn Garcia SC, First Gentleman, at The President’s House.

His Majesty’s entourage numbered 25 and included Nana Otuo Sriboe, Nana Effah Appenteng, Nana Japekromhene and Prince Nana Poku Agyeman.

On behalf of the people of Trinidad and Tobago, Her Excellency presented His Majesty with an original oil painting by artist Ryan Williams depicting The President’s House. His Majesty’s gifts to Her Excellency included a delicately designed gold necklace and a multi-coloured Ghanaian scarf.

After chatting with Her Excellency and introducing her to some of his entourage, The Asantehene left as he arrived, to the accompaniment of African chanting and under the shelter of his royal umbrella.