The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and the Registrar-General’s Department (RGD) in collaboration with the National Identification Authority (NIA) wish to inform the general public that, effective April 1, 2021, the Ghana card Personal Identification Number (Ghana card PIN) will replace the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) of individuals issued by the GRA for tax identification purposes. This change is in line with the Government’s policy on the use of a unique identifier for all transactions where the identification of an individual is required.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has cut the sod for the commencement of work on a new Court of Appeal complex and permanent residential facilities for Court of Appeal judges, all to be located in Kumasi.
“Out of this maiden consultative dialogue, I hope we will build a national consensus around a national policy on small scale mining, that promotes a responsible, viable, environmentally sustainable small-scale mining industry, which has discarded the use of mercury, chanfans and excavators, which has barred the involvement of foreign nationals, and which has rejected the destruction of our forests, environment and water bodies.”
The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has launched an innovative Digital Retail Fuel Monitoring System by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) in Accra. The Fuel Monitoring System, which allows fuel in OMC tanks across the country to be monitored by NPA, will curb illicit activities in petroleum downstreaming, such as unauthorised third party deliveries, fake receipts, smuggling, among others. Under this system, any OMC that receives illegal fuel would be found out.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has issued a number of directives to Ministries, Departments and Agencies in response to a report compiled by a committee of experts tasked to assess the country’s state of preparedness for the occurrence of earthquakes.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has sent a message of condolence to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and to the British Royal Family on the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, which occurred on Friday, 9th April 2021.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, 7th April 2021, cut the sod for the construction of the five million cedi (GH¢5 million) Ghana Award House, a new administrative building for the Head of State Award Scheme.
Ghana and Zimbabwe have both stressed on the need to strengthen the ties between the two countries to bring mutual benefits. This was among the issues raised on 18th February 2021, when Ghana’s Ambassador Plenipotentiary and Extraordinary to Zimbabwe, H.E Alexander Grant Ntrakwa presented his credentials to President Emmerson Mnangagwa at a ceremony in the State House in Harare.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Friday, 19th March 2021, presented forty (40) vehicles to the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), at a brief ceremony at the Organisation’s Headquarters at Kanda, Accra.