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Written by Cornelia Amoah (PAO)   
Tuesday, 19 October 2010 10:11

NAPRM-GC MEMBERS PAY COURTESY CALL ON MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND REGIONAL INTEGRATION - ALHAJI MOHAMMED MUMUNI ON 13/10/10

Alhaji Muhammed Mumuni The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Alhaji Muhammed Mumuni has congratulated the National African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Governing Council (NAPRM-GC) for its innovative, creative and pioneering role, which has kept the fire of the African Peer Review burning.

The minister expressed these sentiments when the Governing Council led by its Chairman, the very Rev. Prof. S.K. Adjepong paid a courtesy call to brief him on APRM activities and on the upcoming sub-regional conference on the establishment of a West African Center for the Advancement of the APRM (WACAA) – a regional shared knowledge-based center.

The foreign minister acknowledged that the performance of the Governing Council since its inauguration and said that their devotion to duty has been a big boost to the recognition enjoyed by Ghana as a beacon of hope and added that he has personally received many of such praises abroad on behalf of the nation. Alhaji Muhammed Mumuni pledged support for the Governing Council and the establishment of the West African Center for the Advancement of the APRM. He emphasized that Ghana believes in Good Governance and democracy and will continue to improve on her performance and encourage neighboring countries to do the same.

Very Rev. Prof S.K. Adjepong thanked the Foreign Minister for the acknowledgment and on behalf of the Governing Council, pledged to continue to work with passion to see the APRM grow. He briefed the Minister on the basic objectives of NEPAD and the APRM, the Peer Review Process, the Achievements of Ghana, the role of the APRM District Oversight Committees, the District Assemblies, and Funding of activities. He mentioned the unique partnership with National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) which a number of participating countries have expressed admiration.

The Chairman of the NAPRM Governing Council said that the upcoming conference to be hosted by Ghana and Benin in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and the establishment of the Center for the Advancement of the APRM is a great opportunity for Ghana to further champion the APRM.

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