The Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says Government has secured 60 million dollars for the implementation of the phase 2 of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS).
The Information Minister announced this while addressing the regular meet-the-press series in Koforidua, Eastern region.
The Minister explained the Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta and the Chinese Ambassador Wang Shitin signed an MOU for work to commence on phase 2.
“Government is pleased about this agreement and wishes to work together to enhance the already strong and cordial relations between Ghana and China while deepening our commitment to expansion in education, health care and infrastructure ”
Phase two of the University of Allied and Health Services is expected to be located on a 29,200 square meter land that would contain the central administration, school of nursing and midwifery and equipment room as well as supporting facilities such as desks, chairs and computers as well as teaching aids.
Under the bilateral agreement between the two countries the project is expected to enhance education in medicine and promote advance medical care.
The first phase of the University funded by the Chinese government was officially handed over to government in September 2015.
By Yvonne Neequaye | 3news.com | Ghana