Economic news for Thursday, July 15, 2021
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Wednesday (July 14th) launched a centralized digital platform, Ghana.Gov.
According to him, Ghana.Gov is a one-stop-shop platform for citizens to easily access government services, simplify payments for public services, ensure prompt payments for services, and promote transparency and visibility of funds generated internally.
Nicknamed Ghana.Gov and can be accessed via www.ghana.gov.gh or the shortcode * 222 # on any mobile phone.
“I am delighted that once again we did not have to go beyond our shores to develop and manage a platform to meet a local challenge. Indeed, the spirit of collaboration and innovation shown by local technology companies (Hubtel, expresspay and IT Consortium) deserves to be saluted.
“Ghana.GOV will provide a simple and unique convenience to all government services and also make it easy for anyone to find and pay for government services.
“The convenience of allowing all of us to pay for government services with our mobile money, our bank cards, our new GHQR code, our fintech apps on our phones or at any bank branch will take the hassle out of long lines. ‘waiting and hopping from office to office just to make a payment for a government service.
“I congratulate and thank everyone who worked hard to turn this idea into reality, by overcoming bottlenecks in public administration, by accelerating our economic transformation.”