Ghana’s Ambassador to Italy Eudora Quartey-Koranteng dies
Ghana’s Ambassador to Italy, Mrs. Eudora Quartey-Koranteng, has passed away.
She passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021.
This was contained in a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, and signed by its director of administration, Daniel O. Okaiteye.
“It is with a heavy heart and deep sadness that the Ministry received the news of the sudden death of HE Ambassador Ms. Eudora Quartey-Koranteng, Ambassador of Ghana to Rome, Italy, on Tuesday October 19, 2021.”
The ministry also said that a team of officials led by the sector minister visited the family to empathize with them.
“With compassion for the bereaved family, the Hon. The Minister led a team of ministry officials to the residence of the late Ambassador.
“May the Good Lord grant Ambassador Eudora Quartey-Koranteng eternal rest.”
Ambassador Eudora Quartey-Koranteng succeeded Paulina Patience Abayage after being recalled as regional minister for the Upper East in 2019.
She took office on June 11, 2019, after presenting her credentials to President Sergio Mattarella in the Italian capital, Rome.
Ambassador Eudora Quartey-Koranteng was noted for improving mission efficiency through the introduction of an efficient online printing and passport system.
Within a year, she had installed and operationalized the embassy’s biometric passport printing system.
She recently welcomed President Akufo-Addo to Serbia on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).
There was, however, no mention of the cause of his death.