He said despite the differences and challenges among the groups they are managing their problems and living in peace with one another.
Most Rev Welby gave the commendation when he paid a courtesy called on Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur at the Flagstaff in Accra.
Most Rev Welby who is on a three-day visit to Ghana has toured Kumasi, where he met with the Asantehene, Osei Tutu II at the Manhyia Palace.
The Archbishop of Canterbury accompanied by his the wife and other officials of the Church of England.
Most Rev Welby, who was born on January 6, 1956 in London, is the 105th and current Archbishop of Canterbury and Senior Bishop in the Church of England.
Before his enthronement as the Archbishop of Canterbury on March 21, 2013, he was the Vicar of Southam, Warwickshire
Most Rev Welby explained that the objective of his trip was to visit the various provinces of the church to understand their challenges and to learn from the experiences of the bishops.
He noted the visit to Ghana has been instructive and educative because the country is on its way to achieve one of the targets of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as it moves to sustainable development goals after 2015.
He said he has also been inspired the way the country works and functions.
Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur in his response stated that government is pursuing the seventh goal of the MDGs, which is environmental sanitation.
He said the government has decided that every first Saturday in a month would be used for clean up exercises in the communities.
He said three to four hours of the day would be used to clean up the environment to ensure that disease vectors do not find suitable places to grow in the dirt that accumulates in public places.