The government of the republic of Korea on Wednesday October 7, 2020 handed over five hyundai vehicles to Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration in the country.
The Vehicles which cost US$177,000 were presented by His Excellency Mr Sungsoo Kim, Ambassador of Korea to Ghana to the Ministry.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Shirley Aryokor Botchwey receiving the donation on behalf of the country expressed her gratitude to the Korean government for such kind gesture.
She underlined that “the donation is very timely and much welcome as it will, undoubtedly, go a long way to augment the Ministry’s fleet of vehicles and enhance operations”.
Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey remarked that the Korean people and their government have interest in Ghana’s development and have been consistently assisting through
Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Korean Foundation for International Healthcare (KOFIH), in critical areas such as transportation, fisheries, agriculture and human resource development, including recent support to Ghana’s healthcare system following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic through the provision of medical items, notably, PCR Machines and Personnel Protective Equipment (PPEs).
Minister of Foreign Affairs indicated that the the handing over of the vehicles will heighten the relationship between Ghana and Korea.
” I am confident that the handing over of these vehicles will inject dynamism into our rapidly growing and mutually beneficial relationship and enable our two countries to forge closer ties at the bilateral and multilateral fronts”, she said.