Airport To Be Opened By September 1 If… – Prez Akufo-Addo Hints
Written by admin on August 17, 2020
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has hinted that Ghana is preparing to reopen its borders for human traffic by September 1.
According to him, Ghana will open its borders to international travelers after conclusion of consultations with stakeholders.
In the 15th update on the Coronavirus situation in Ghana on Sunday, August 16, 2020, President Akufo-Addo said his government has conducted a study to ascertain its preparedness to open the country’s borders to international travels.
“I know many still ask whether our borders, especially our international airport, Kotoka International Airport will be opened.
“Under my instructions the Ministry of Aviation, the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) have been working with the Ministry of Health and its agencies to ascertain our readiness to re-open our airport.”
“I want to ensure that we are in a position to test every single passenger who arrives in the country to avoid the spread of the virus. The outcome of that exercise will show us the way and determine when we can re-open our border by air.
“I’m hoping that by God’s grace we will be ready to do so by the 1st of September . Until further notice, our borders by air, land and sea remain closed to human traffic,” President Akufo-Addo said.