The Vice President of the European Union, Valdis Dombrovskis has made a remarkable disclosure at a meeting with Ghana’s President, H.E Akufo-Addo’s during a two-day official working visit to Brussels in Belgium.
He stated this in a press briefing that, Ghana stands tall in the selection of African countries for the possible manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccines.
In an official press statement released by the Jubilee House on Friday, May 21, 2021, indicated this positive news to the people of Ghana.
Part of the statement reads:
At the meeting with the Vice President of the European Commission, Valdis Dombrovskis, the European Commission indicated the selection of Ghana as a possible manufacturing hub for COVID-19 vaccines in Africa. The selection of the West African country followed the initiatives already taken by the Government of Ghana towards the domestic manufacturing of vaccines.
Two task force teams from the EU and Ghana will meet shortly to discuss modalities towards the realization of the initiative. The statement added
Part of the press release indicates that, If the move is successful, it could get support from the European Investment Bank (EIB).
Attached is the Press Document released: