PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: DESIGNATION OF ACCOUNT FOR COVID-19 TRUST FUND AT GHANA COMMERCIAL BANK LIMITED
The Embassy of Ghana wishes to inform the public that the Government of Ghana has established a COVID-19 National Trust Fund, which provides a structured means to receive and manage public donations for the intended objective of complementing Government’s efforts at combating the Coronavirus pandemic. The Fund is also to assist in the welfare of the needy and the vulnerable who have been negatively affected by the disease. Following the establishment of the Fund, the Ghana Commercial Bank Limited (GCB) has created an account at the High Street Branch of the Bank to receive contributions.
ACCOUNT NAME : COVID-19 NATIONAL TRUST FUND ACCOUNT NUMBERS : 1018631613357 (GHS) : 1028631613107 (USD) : 1038631613021 (GBP) : 1188631613023 (EUR) BRANCH : HIGH STREET ADDRESS : NO.2 THORPE ROAD, ACCRA TELEPHONE NUMBERS: +233(0)596978591/ : +233(0)596978592 DIGITAL ADDRESS : GA-183-2490 SWIFT CODE (BIC) : GHCBGHAC
Accordingly, all Ghanaians based in Germany, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, as well as friends and well-wishers of our beloved country are entreated to contribute to the Fund to support in the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak in Ghana.
Your cooperation in this matter will be deeply appreciated.
COVID-19 PANDEMIC SCHENGEN VISA ORDINANCE
COVID-19 PANDEMIC SCHENGEN VISA ORDINANCE:
TEMPORARY EXEMPTION FOR EXPIRED SCHENGEN
EMBASSY OF GHANA BERLIN
17th April 2020
Issued by the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection
Published on Thursday, 9th April 2020
BAnz AT 09.04.2020 V1
Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community Ordinance on the temporary exemption of the holders of the expired Schengen visas from the requirement to hold a staying permit due to the COVID-19 pandemic (Schengen Visa COVID-19 Pandemic Ordinance SchengenVisaCOVID-19-V)
from 8th April 2020
This ordinance regulates the temporary exemption of the requirement to hold a staying permit for the holders ofSchengen visas due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Exemption for the holders of Schengen visas
Entry into force, abrogation
Berlin, 8th April 2020
Federal Minister of the Interior, Building and Community
UPDATES ON COVID-19, SUSPENSION REMAINS UNTIL FUTHER NOTES!
CLOSURE OF CHANCERY AND SUSPENSION OF CONSULAR SERVICES
UPDATES ON COVID-19
UPDATES ON COVID-19 INFECTION IN GHANA AND CONTAINMENT MEASURES UNDERTAKEN BY THE GOVERNMENT
The Embassy of Ghana wishes to inform the public that as at 15th March, 2020, the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Ghana recorded four new cases of the novel Coronavirus bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Ghana to six.
Consequently, the Government has issued the following travel advisory:
- All travel to Ghana is strongly discouraged until further notice.
- Any traveler, except for Ghanaian citizens and persons with Ghana residence permits, who, within the last 14 days, has been to a country that has recorded at least 200 cases of Covid-19, will not be admitted in to the Ghanaian jurisdiction.
- There will be a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine for persons who are otherwise allowed to enter the Ghanaian jurisdiction.
- Any admissible traveler, who exhibits symptoms of Covid-19 will be quarantined and tested upon reaching Ghana.
- Kindly note that item one of the travel advisory took effect on 15th March, 2020 and items 2, 3 &4 would take effect at 1pm GMT on 17th March, 2020.
Furthermore, in an address to the nation on 15th March, 2020, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has directed the management of schools in the country to shut down effective Monday, 16th March, 2020, until further notice. This includes all Universities, Senior High Schools, and basic schools.
Also, all public gatherings, such as conferences, workshops, funerals, festivals, political rallies, sporting events and religious activities have been suspended for the next four (4) weeks.
For regular updates on Ghana’s response management systems on Covid-19, kindly access the following website: http://ghanahealthservice.org/covid19/
EMBASSY OF GHANA BERLIN
16th March 2020