President Nana Akufo Addo paid a visit to European Investment Bank President Dr Werner Hoyer and Luxembourg President and signed a bilateral agreement with them on December 13, 2021
The President of the Republic of Ghana has been offered €82.5 million by a European investment bank to help develop Ghana’s healthcare system, including specialized recruitment and medical equipment.
In his statement he writes;
“On Monday, 13th December 2021, I paid a day’s working visit to Luxembourg, as part of efforts to deepen bilateral relations and ties of co-operation between the two countries.
“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.
“I also held a meeting with the President of the European Investment Bank, Dr Werner Hoyer. 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 new agreement with Ghana represents the largest national EIB financing for COVID related health investment in Africa.