She arrived Tuesday in the West African country of Ghana. A young girl offered her a gift of flowers wrapped in a traditional cloth.
She was treated to a full blast of rich Ghanaian cultural performances by the Nananom Dance Ensemble as school children waved miniature Ghanaian and American flags. Ahead of the first lady's visit, though, he struck a different chord.
Mrs. Trump plans to visit a hospital neonatal intensive care unit before going to the presidential palace for tea with Akufo-Addo.
The first lady saw how babies are weighed - they're placed in sacks that are then hung from a hook attached to a scale.Читайте также: Pivotal GOP senators slam Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser
Mrs Trump, born Melanija Knavs in Novo Mesto, Slovenia, on April 26, 1970, is the wife of Donald Trump, who was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America in January 2017. He denied making the remark.
There's an overall sense of skepticism that exists around her trip and her motivations-and rightfully so.
Devermont told VOA, "It's a little bit unfair because that's not what a first lady's trip should be about".
The US president has yet to travel to Africa since taking office.
Melania Trump handed out teddy bears to sick children on a paediatric ward in Ghana on Tuesday as she began an African tour that the White House hopes will detoxify her husband's image on the continent.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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