The President of the Republic of Ghana has directed the finance minister to engage with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for an economic programme.
This was made known in a statement from the ministry of information dated July 1, 2022.
The statement indicated that there had already been a conversation between the IMF boss, Kristalina Georgieva and President Akufo-Addo.
“The President of the Republic, Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has authorised Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, to commence formal engagements with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), inviting the Fund to support an economic programme put together by the Government of Ghana”.
“This follows a telephone conversation between the President and the IMF Managing Director, Krisalina Georgivia, conveying Ghana’s decision to engage the Fund”, portions of the statement read.