• Short Summary

    THE GHANA COMMISSIONER FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT, MR. I.M. OFORI, LAST WEEK PRESENTED 51 NEW ROAD?

  • Description

    THE GHANA COMMISSIONER FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT, MR. I.M. OFORI, LAST WEEK PRESENTED 51 NEW ROAD CONSTRUCTION VEHICLES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN ACCRA.

    THE NEW VEHICLES, WORTH 420,000 DOLLARS (175,000 STERLING) ARE PART OF A QUANTITY OF PLANT AND MACHINERY ORDERED BY THE MINISTRY IN CONNECTION WITH THE GHANA GOVERNMENT'S FEEDER ROAD PROGRAMME.

    THE VEHICLES WERE RECEIVED BY THE ACTING CHIEF SOCIAL WELFARE AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, MR. ANTHONY QUAINOO.

    THE MINISTRY OPERATES 17 TECHNICAL FIELD UNITS WHICH HELP VILLAGE COMMUNITIES IN THE RURAL AREAS IN SELF-HELP CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS, SUCH AS SCHOOLS, COMMUNITY CENTRES, POST OFFICES, CLINICS, WATER SUPPLIES, BRIDGES AND FEEDER ROADS.

    SEVENTY-SEVEN SUCH PROJECTS WERE COMPLETED THROUGHOUT GHANA LAST YEAR. THE NEW VEHICLES WILL SOON BE DISTRIBUTED TO THE SEVENTEEN FIELD UNITS IN THE INTERIOR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADISSNJEOSYSNN84F6W0VITCS8
    Media URN:
    VLVADISSNJEOSYSNN84F6W0VITCS8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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