In a landmark move, Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor, the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, took center stage in Ghana’s economic landscape on Wednesday, December 20th, 2023 to amidst parliamentary proceedings, seek approval for his Ministry’s Budget Estimates, with the day unfolding into Ghana’s pursuit of harnessing its natural resources.
Beyond the halls of Parliament, Minister Jinapor engaged in a pivotal discourse with the esteemed Council of State with the spotlight shone brightly on the comprehensive elucidation provided by the Minister regarding the Lithium agreement between the Government and Barari DV Ltd.
His session with the Council underscored Government’s commitment to fostering understanding and transparency regarding the crucial lithium agreement, dispelling misconceptions that had permeated public discourse.
Minister Jinapor emphasized the vital role of engagement and clarification, ensuring the public comprehends the essence and potential of the agreement while addressing concerns raised in various quarters. Furthermore, this move not only aimed at dissolving misunderstandings but also sought valuable input from the Council members to ensure the agreement’s effective execution.
The agreement’s significance was underscored by Minister Jinapor, who reiterated Ghana’s unwavering commitment to transparent and accountable resource exploitation practices.
With a resolute belief in the benefits this agreement holds for Ghana, the Minister pledged to work collaboratively with all stakeholders to ensure the optimal utilization and benefits derived from the nation’s lithium resources.