Ghana gov’t examines Covid impact and recovery measures

President Akufo-Addo

The government of Ghana on Thursday, 7 May 2020 began a three-day retreat to examine data gathered on the impact of the novel coronavirus on all sectors of the economy and proffer measures to return the economy back to its previous state.

This was announced by the Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah at a Press Briefing in Accra.

Mr. Nkrumah said the President has directed all Ministers to examine the impact of the virus on their respective sectors and provide recommendations going forward on how to bring these sectors back on track.

“The President has instructed all ministers to report on the impact on their sectors and proffer recommendations for recovery at the 3 day retreat,” he said

The Minister said cabinet will then commence a process of examining data so far gathered on the impact of the COVID-19 across the governance sectors in the country and have a better understanding on its impact on all sectors of the economy.

“In addition, the retreat will give government the opportunity to put together information for the 2020 mid-year budget review,” he added.

Source: Daily Mail GH

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