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China Water and Electricity Corporation donates to Energy Ministry

The China International Water and Electricity Corporation has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) worth about ¢100,000 to the Energy Ministry to help in the fight against Covid-19.

The items were 20,000 pieces of face masks, 450 bottles and 20 small pieces of hand sanitizers and 300 packs of tissue.

The Director of the Corporation, Xie Dahu said the country should not be ravaged by the pandemic and that the gesture was the Corporation’s contribution to help fight the virus.

He expressed gratitude to the government for taking measures to help combat the pandemic.

The Deputy Minister in charge of Power, William Owuraku Aidoo, who received the items, promised to distribute the items equitably to staff of the Ministry and its affiliate agencies.

He commended the Corporation for donating ¢800,000 into the COVID-19 Trust Fund and called on other corporate organisations to emulate the gesture.

The Corporation has completed a number of projects in Ghana most of which are rural electrification projects for more than 2,000 communities.