2nd phase of Ghana CARE programme to start- Ofori-Atta
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta says plans are far-advanced to implement the second phase of the Ghana CARE programme this year.
According to the Finance Minister, the implementation of the second phase the programme is crucial to economic recovery after infectious Covid-19 and its shocks to the national fiscal regime.
Speaking during the Mid-Year-Budget-Review at parliament in Accra on Thursday 29 July 2021, Ken Ofori-Atta said “Ghana CARE programme is vital for economic recovery”
Ofori noted that “National Employment Insurance Scheme will be set up whilst rolling out second phase of the CARE programme and an amount of 500 Cedis has been distributed under the CAREBus programme “.
Meanwhile, Ranking Member on Finance Committee of Parliament and Bolga Central Legislator Issac Adongo says Ken Ofori-Atta needs bold and concrete steps to implement a backlog of programmes on his table “.
Source : africaneditors.com