Ghana won’t lose her sovereignty to China – President

<ul><li>Most Ghanaians have expressed worry over the deepening Ghana-China relationship.<li><li>Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo has said that there is no reason to worry.<li><li>Nana Akufo-Addo said that the relationship Ghana has with Chinan is only for mutual benefit.<li></ul>

<p class="">Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has called on Ghanaians who think the country is depending too much on China to remain calm.</p>

<p class="">The President said even though Ghana is deepening bilateral relations with the Asian country, Ghana will not lose its sovereignty to China.</p>

<p class="">Recently, the two countries signed eight Co-operation Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding, in different sectors of their respective economies, aimed at deepening the ties of co-operation and the bonds of friendship that exist between the two countries.</p>

<p class="">One of the many agreements that made the news is the $2 billion infrastructure support deal that will see Ghana give away major parts of its Bauxite concessions to be mined by China.</p>

<p class="">These agreements and MOUs have been signed despite the ‘Ghana beyond aide’ mantra of the Akufo-Addo government.</p>

<p class="">But speaking at his last Media Encounter for 2018, Nana Akufo-Addo said the agreements are for the mutual benefit and debunked claims that Ghana will lose its sovereignty to China.</p>

<p class="">Below are Ghana, China sign co-operation agreements for development</p>

<p class="">The agreements are the “One belt one road Memorandum of Understanding, Memorandum on Regional Aviation Co-operation Agreement for Co-operation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and Co-operation to carry out Maternal and Child Health Project.”</p>

<p class="">The rest are “Framework Agreement on Financing Insurance Co-operation ($2 billion Sino-Hydro deal), Economic co-operation on Phase 2 project of the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Co-operation on the expansion of the Cape Coast Stadium, and Co-operation on the supply of police vehicles to the Ghana Police Service.”</p>
Source: BUSINESS INSIDER

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