Bawumia addresses current economic situation, IMF engagement on July 14

Bawumia addresses current economic situation, IMF engagement on July 14
Bawumia addresses current economic situation, IMF engagement on July 14.

The Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia will on July 14, 2022, address the current economic issues on the economy and the government’s decision to engage the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

The address will be delivered at the official launch of the collaboration between the Accra Business School and the South East Technological University, Ireland.

It has been confirmed through a Facebook page made by Gideon Boako, a spokesperson for the Vice President.

According to him, the H.E Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia will use the opportunity to speak to “current national economic developments and government’s engagement with the IMF.”

From the Facebook post made by Gideon Boako on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, he said the Vice President already agreed to speak at the event even before the government decided to seek the support of the IMF.

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“He will perform a double role addressing the theme for the occasion and at the same time speaking to current national economic developments and government’s engagement with the IMF,” parts of the Facebook post said.

Last Friday, July 1, 2022, the government through a press release from the Ministry of Information announced that it has started engagements with the International Monetary Fund for support in the midst of the dire state of the country’s economy.

Today, a team from the fund is in Ghana and is commencing in-person engagement with officials of government.