China supports fishing port complex with $50 M

  |   Ghana News

The Chinese government has offered Ghana a grant of $66 million for the construction of the Jamestown Fishing Port Complex and other projects. The package comprises $50 million for the fishing port complex and $16 million for other projects, including the second phase of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS). A signing ceremony and exchange of notes on the Jamestown Fishing Port Complex was held in Accra yesterday.

The Chinese Ambassador, Ms Sun Baohong, signed for her country, with the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, and the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Mrs Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, initialling on behalf of Ghana.

Both countries also signed a bilateral agreement on the Economic and Technical Cooperation between Ghana and China, under which the $16 million grant for the development of UHAS and other projects fall. The ceremony was also used to bid farewell to Ms Baohong whose duty tour in Ghana ends on April 16, 2018.

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