As Part of Corporate Social Responsibility, Sunon Asogli Power Ghana limited has donated an amount of $100,000 to the government to aid in the country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Handing over the cheque to the government on behalf of the company in jubilee house, Mr Shi Ting Wang, the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, commended the government for its efforts to contain and end the epidemic.
He said even though the COVID-19 was first discovered in China, it was wrong for people to attribute its origin to the nation adding that the virus had no respect for boundaries.China has so far made significant progress in containing the virus and gave the assurance that it would continue to support Ghana’s fight against to ensure that it did the same.
“Under President Xi Jinping’s leadership, the whole nation has been fighting an all-out people’s war against the epidemic and seen positive changes. In a nation of 1.4 billion population, the number of new domestic transmission cases has become nearly zero.”“Though hard hit itself, China will do its utmost to support Ghana for the fight against COVID-19. I would like to assure you, that more support is coming from China to Ghana” Mr Wang said.
Receiving the donation on behalf of the government and the people of Ghana, Madam Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, the Chief of Staff, commended the company as well as the Chinese Government for their support.She said Ghana would take a cue from China’s experiences to ensure that it ended the pandemic.
Also present at the meeting were Chairman Yang Qun, Togbe Afede XIV, Management members of the company as well as officials of the Chinese Embassy in Ghana.