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The Akufo-Addo-led government, which is committed to transforming and industrialising Ghana’s economy, is investing US$2.5 billion to address the country’s infrastructural needs in 2019, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has said.

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta will present the 2019 Budget and statement of economic policy to Parliament today, November 15.

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has arrested four people for criminal activities which involved diversion of commodities worth over GHC139,500.

The Minister of Aviation, Joseph Kofi Adda, has given hints about plans to set up a dedicated cargo terminal at Tamale Airport to serve as a cargo handling facility for all airlines operating in Ghana.

The 2019 Budget is expected to accelerate the pace of infrastructure development, particularly in the areas of roads and rail, to help open up Ghana for rapid economic development.

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