Ghana’s Ambassador to Italy, Eudora Quartey-Koranteng on Tuesday, October 19, passed away. This was contained in a press statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs signed by Director of Administration, Daniel O. Okaiteye.
“It is with a heavy heart and profound sadness that the Ministry received the news of the sudden demise of H.E. Ambassador Mrs Eudora Quartey-Koranteng, Ghana’s Ambassador to Rome, Italy, which occurred on Tuesday, 19th October, 2021.” The Ministry noted that a team of officials on Wednesday visited the bereaved family to commiserate with them over the loss.
On June 11, 2019, the late Eudora Quartey-Koranteng took office after she presented her letters of credence to President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella in Rome. Ambassador Eudora Quartey-Koranteng succeeded Paulina Patience Abayage, after being nominated by President Akufo-Addo.
She installed and operationalized the Embassy’s Biometric Passport Printing System during her first year as ambassador. Mrs Quartey-Koranteg was known for improving the efficiency of the Mission through the introduction of an effective online and passport printing system.