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Govt evacuates foreign nationals amid border closure

Facts Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has disclosed some international nationals have been evacuated from Ghana.

It follows a ask for from the international missions to have their inhabitants returned residence.

”Some of the missions have organised chattered flights requested for exclusive allow which we have granted them to evacuate their nationals,” he claimed.

Governing administration on March 22, 2020 shut all its borders as element of measures instituted to comprise the spread of the novel coronavirus.

President Akufo-Addo by way of an Executive Instrument prolonged the directive to Could 31, 2020, issue to evaluate.

As government proceeds to little by little relieve the limitations imposed on the place, Mr Nkrumah is encouraging embassies and large fee to liaise with government in making preparations to evacuate foreign nationals out of Ghana.

He also disclosed authorities is making specific arrangement in acquiring Ghanaians deported from an Arabian state.

Minority Spokesperson on Overseas Affairs, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa in March this yr demanded that govt evacuates Ghanaians from nations around the world affected by COVID-19 pandemic but Mr Nkrumah who doubles as the Member of Parliament for Ofoase-Ayirebi indicated that the various missions are nevertheless collating info to enable the state choose a conclusion.

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