The European Investment Bank (EIB) has supported Ghana’s health sector with an amount of €82.5 million.
President Nana Akufo-Addo announced this in a post on Facebook.
Mr Akufo-Addo – who paid a day’s visit to Luxembourg on Monday, December 13, 2021 – announced that he held a meeting with the President of the European Investment Bank, Dr Werner Hoyer.
According to him, “I welcomed the €82.5 million support offered to Ghana by the Bank to strengthen Ghana’s healthcare, provision of specialist medical equipment and medicines, under our national COVID-19 Health Response Plan.”
The Ghanaian President said “The new agreement with Ghana represents the largest national EIB financing for COVID related health investment in Africa.”
Commenting on his visit to Luxembourg, Mr. Akufo-Addo revealed that he was in the European nation “as part of efforts to deepen bilateral relations and ties of co-operation between the two countries.”
He disclosed that “Amongst others, I paid a courtesy call on the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Henri Albert Gabriel Félix Marie Guillaume; held bilateral talks with Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, where, amongst others, our two countries signed a Bilateral Air Services Agreement and a Double Taxation Agreement.”
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