n accordance with Article 36 Clause 5 of the 1992 Constitution, the National Development Planning Commission has said it is almost done with Ghana’s Medium-Term National Development Framework.
The four-year strategic document details how the Government intends to deliver on its promises to Ghanaians.
Director-General of the National Development Planning Commission, Dr. Kodjo Essien Mensah-Abrampa speaking at a press conference on Sunday, 18 July 2021 announced that the document which focuses on lifting the economy out of the shackles of Covid-19, creating jobs for the youth and generating wealth, when completed will be sent to Parliament for approval.
According to Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, cabinet last weekend also completed its internal review on the Government’s progress for the first half of this year.
Key highlights according to him was that the economy was gradually seeing a rebound with current growth rate pegged at 3.1% for the first quarter of the year.
He noted that other issues of the increasing rate of piracy and terrorism along the country’s northern borders and on the Gulf of Guinea were also critically analyzed.
He stated that there is a need for the government and citizens to collaborate to ensure that “we safeguard the peace we have and protect the state from any foreign insurgency.”