The Office of the Senior Minister is holding a virtual forum on the impact of COVID-19 and the vision of the current government to move the nation beyond dependence on foreign aid.
Themed “COVID-19 and our March towards Ghana Beyond Aid: Turning adversity into opportunity,” the forum is being chaired by the Senior Minister Nana Yaw Osafo Maafo.
Speakers who are expected to join the virtual forum include, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast, Most Rev Charles Palmer-Buckle, Senior Economist Kwame Pianim and President of the Association of Ghana Industries, Dr Yaw Adu Gyamfi.
The Chief Executive Officer of Exim Bank Ghana Mr Lawrence Agyinsam as well as the President of the National Union of Ghana Students, Isaac Jay Hyde are also expected to contribute during the forum.
Under the presidency of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, there has been a deliberate drive to move Ghana beyond dependence on foreign aid. Today’s virtual forum put together by the Senior Ministers office which plays a vital role in the implementation of the policy is expected to assess how the country can still pursue the Ghana Beyond Aid agenda in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Watch a livestream of the virtual forum below: