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Parliament approves a loan of $200m to purchase Covid-19 vaccines

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Ghana’s Parliament has approved a loan agreement facility of 200 million Dollars for the financing for the COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Response Project.

This is to enable the rolling out of a mass vaccination programme in the country since a number of individuals who had received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine are yet to receive the second dose.

Presenting the Finance Committee’s report at the plenary, Financing agreement between the Government and the International Development Association on the Floor of Parliament on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, the Committee Chairman, Kwaku Agyeman Kwarteng disclosed that, the facility will be used to purchase COVID-19 vaccines to help save lives of Ghanaian citizens.

According to him, the pressing need to activate a robust COVID-19 vaccination programme as well as strengthen the health system in the country has necessitated the need for this additional financing.

“This is within the context that the number of individuals who had received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination in Ghana as of March 2021 is estimated at 475,000 out of the target 17.5 Million people,” he explained.

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Online class links | The Indian School

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Dear Parents,

It has been brought to our notice that the class links sent out are not being received by some of you. It is an error at the Google end and we are trying to get problem resolved at the earliest.

In the meantime you are advised to check your Spam folder as the link, in many cases, reaches there.

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Kargil Diwas celebrations | The Indian School

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“When you go home…tell them of us and say, for your tomorrow, we gave our today!” Epitaph at the Kohima War Cemetry

Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed every year on 26 July to honour the brave soldiers of the Indian army who selflessly laid down their lives to safeguard India’s borders. This year marks the 22nd commemoration of victory at Kargil.

The Indian School observed Kargil Vijay Diwas with a series of activities aimed at remembering the glorious deeds of the martyrs.
Students from class 5 upwards were shown a video documentary of one of the missions undertaken in Chorbat La, the gateway for incursions by
the enemy.

The teachers presented a background of the war with the help of a Power Point presentation. At the end, the students attempted a quiz based on the Kargil war.

The presentations opened the door for a discussion. Many students shared their thoughts and feelings. Their every word paid a rich tribute to the fallen heroes and the sacrifices made by them in the line of duty.

These martyrs shall forever live on in the memories of a grateful nation. Their tales of valour shall inspire generations of young Indians.

 

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Kargil Vijay Diwas…………….Homepage 26 July 2021

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