Qatar donates equipment to Ministry of Youth and Sports

Minister of Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif, says Ghana and Qatar has enjoyed a mutual and long-lasting relationship and the Emirate’s latest act of benevolence is testament to the cordial relationship that exists between them.

He said this when the State of Qatar officially made a presentation of assorted equipment to the Ministry of Youth and Sports. The donation forms part of the Qatar 2022 World Cup Legacy project and comes in support of Ghana successfully hosting the just ended 13th African Games, Accra 2023.

Making the presentation on behalf of the Ambassador of Qatar to Ghana, the Charge d’affaires of the Embassy of Qatar in Accra, Mohammed Hamad Al Marri underscored the need to strengthen the bond that exists between Ghana and Qatar and expressed his willingness to continue with the excellent cooperation among the two states.

He expressed the commitment of Qatar in providing part of the equipment and facilities used during the 2022 FIFA World cup for the benefit of friendly countries such as

Receiving the equipment, the Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon Mustapha Ussif, on behalf of H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic, expressed his profound gratitude to the Emir of Qatar, the Minister of Culture and Sports of Qatar and the Ambassador of Qatar in Accra.

The Minister added that, he had submitted a proposal to the Qatari people to scale up cooperation among the two states and to establish the Ghana -Qatar legacy project which will in turn help to enhance Ghana’s sports infrastructure.

The equipment donated included mobile phones, laptops, media working tables, office desks, swivel chairs and task chairs.

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