A new Board of Directors for the Ghana Airways Corporation was inaugurated in Accra this Afternoon by the Commissioner for Communications, Mr.
A new Board of Directors for the Ghana Airways Corporation was inaugurated in Accra this Afternoon by the Commissioner for Communications, Mr. P.D. Anim. The Chairman of the Board is Mr. R.R.Amponsah, member of the Advisory Committee of the N.L.C. Addressing the Board the Commissioner said the Ghana Airways is an important organisation and the Government relies on the members of the Board for its smooth running and prosperity. He said it is the hope of the Government that the Corporation will grow from strength to strength and become a viable, profitable concern.
The other members of the Board are Mr. Dwemeh, Director of Civil Aviation, Air-Vice Marshal M.A. Otu, Professor L.H. Ofesu Appiah, member of the Advisory Committee of the NLC, Mr. Isaac Ackom Mensah of the School of Administration, University of Ghana and Lady Charlette Quar???? Idun and two representatives from ??? ??? General's Department and the Ministry of Finance.
The ninth member who was not present at the meeting is Mr. E.H. Boohene, former Chairman of the Board who becomes Managing Director. In his address, Mr. Anin paid tribute to the pioneering work done by the interim Board. He advised the members of the new Board to work as a team in order to achieve prosperity for the Airways in particular and the country in general.
Mr. Anin paid tribute also to Mr. A.M. Baqi, a U.A.O. Adviser who has been on loan to the Corporation. Mr. Baqi helped the Corporation in organising its operations. Mr. Anin said though Mr. Baqi's contract has ended, he has agreed to stay for a ??? more months.
The new Chairman, Mr. Amponsah, thanked the N.L.C. for his appointment and appealed for the support of the Corporation's staff.