The Hungary government has devoted a €70 million loan facility to construct 13 wastewater treatment facilities in all regions of the country.
This is to complement solid waste treatment facilities constructed in parts of the country.
Addressing the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II at Manhyia Palace on Saturday January 15, during a working visit to Ashanti Region to inspect the wastewater treatment facility in Kumasi, President of Hungary, Janos Ader, said his government is committed to helping Ghana deal with sanitation challenges.
The Asantehene, commended him for smoothing the collaboration between Ghana and Hungary in the training of engineers, medics, and agricultural expects which started few years after Ghana’s attainment of independent from the British.
Otumfuo through his speech highlighted challenges the country is facing through illegal mining actives which continue to destroys river bodies and asked for the Hungarian government to help the country with human expertise to tackle the challenge.
Otumfuo again exposed Mr. , Janos Ader to Agricultural and other business opportunities in the country which he believes the two nation can collaborate to work on for their collectives benefits.
President of Hungary, Janos Ader in response to Otumfuo said, the Hungarian government is committed to assist Ghana with skills labour available to provide suitable solution Ghana’s developmental needs particularly in the area of provision of clean water.
He said, during his meeting with President Akufo Addo and other government officials one critical issue stood up which has to do with lack of educational technology to promote industrial growth in the country.
President Janos Ader said through the partnership with government, a substantial number Ghanaians have been trained in the area of school and technology education while about 170 Ghnaianas are still on free scholarship in Hungary.
He added, his doors are still open to import more Ghanaians to their various universities to train them if the country wishes for their extra assistance.
Source: Kasapafmonline.com/Isaac Bediako