The Lebanese community in Ghana has presented a cheque of two million, one hundred and fifty thousand Ghana Cedis (2,150,000.00) to the Covid-19 National Trust Fund set up by government to support the needy and vulnerable in Ghana during the period of lockdown.
A five member delegation led by the Ambassador of Lebanon to Ghana, Ambassador Maher El Heir, presented the cheque to the Chief of Staff at the Office of the President, Madam Akosua Frema Osei Opare, at a brief ceremony at the Jubilee House.
Ambassador Maher El Heir, in a brief statement, said their community has been extremely impressed by the level of commitment government has demonstrated in its quest to fight the novel Coronavirus, Covid-19 pandemic. He added that they are ready to assist the administration of President Akufo-Addo to fight and win the war against Covid-19.
Chief of Staff Madam Akosua Frema Osei Opare, on her part observed that the relationship that exist between Ghanaians and the Lebanese community in Ghana has been reaffirmed by their donation. She added that the administration through the Covid-19 National Trust Fund will ensure the judicious use of the funds to support the needy and vulnerable.
At the same ceremony, officials of Melcom Ghana Limited led by Francis Sam and Sonya Sadhwann also Presented one hundred thousand Ghana Cedis (GHc 100,000.00) to the fund.
Apostle Fredrick Agyeman, Vice President of the Apostolic Church, Ghana, on behalf of the entire leadership and members of the church presented seventy thousand Ghana Cedis (GHc 70,000.00) as their contribution to the trust fund.
Christ Apostolic Church International, through their General Secretary, Apostle Samuel Amponsah Frimpong, also presented one hundred thousand Ghana Cedis (GHc 100,000.00), to support all efforts aimed at taking care of the needy and vulnerable in affected areas of the nation.
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