Ghana’s foreign missions have presented a cheque for $100,000.00 to the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research and other research laboratories to aid them in the conduct of COVID-19 tests.
The money was raised from voluntary contributions from all home-based staff of the country’s missions.
Presenting the cheque on behalf of the mission, Ghana’s High Commissioner to India, Mr Mike Oquaye Jr., said: “In our inordinate determination to support this fight, I must also state that the contributions of the diaspora are being mobilised and will be brought in, as and when we gather them.”
He added: “The Ghana missions abroad stand in readiness to sustain its quota of support in aid of the ministry's mandate and place for national development.”
The Ghana missions abroad further pledged their support to national development.
Also present at the presentation ceremony were Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Mohammad Habibu Tijani; Ghana’s Deputy Ambassador to China and some other officials of the ministry.