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Ghanaian Times ghanaiantimes.com.gh 25 Nov, 2021 10:45 am

Develop measures to increase domestic revenue

Develop measures to increase domestic revenue

• President Akufo-Addo (inset) inaugurating the members of NDPC President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged the newly inaugurated members of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) to help develop measures to increase domestic revenue mobilisation for development.President Akufo-Addo inaugurated the board at the Jubilee House in Accra on Tuesday evening and urged the members to “identify the ways and means to help enhance significantly the country’s capacity for domestic revenue mobilisation to realise her development potential and thereby create opportunities for the vibrant and dynamic youth and to improve the livelihoods of all Ghanaians.The NDPC should have this issue as a special focus,” President Akufo-Addo said.President Akufo-Addo further entreated the NDPC to synchronise and harmonise the multiple frameworks in existence such as Ghana at 100, Ghana Beyond Aid, and the Ghana CARES Obaatanpa Programme into the national medium term development policy framework 2022–2025, for purposes of national development.

“I want to see results, therefore development planning must drive the following, agenda for building back better, agenda for youth development, agenda for entrepreneurial development, and ultimately, agenda for jobs,” President Akufo-Addo noted.The members of NDPC Members on the commission include the Director-General of the NDPC, DrKodjoEsseim Mensah-Abrampa, and Ministers of State responsible for Finance, Health, Education, Food and Agriculture, Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development, Energy, Trade and Industry, Employment and Labour Relations, Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, as well as Gender and Social Protection.

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