Category: Education Created on Thursday, 03 May 2012 09:42 Published Date Written by All Ghana News Hits: 273
Accra May 03, GNA - President John Evans Atta Mills has lauded the contribution of Lifelink Friendship School, a non-governmental organization for complementing government’s effort towards the attainment of its literacy goals under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Press release issued by Emmanuel J.K Arthur, Coordinator of Lifelink and copied to the Ghana News Agency said President Mills singled-out Lifelink Friendship Schools Ghana, the local arm of the Sweden-based child-friendly organization dedicated to child grooming on international issues.
It said President Mills made the comments when he granted audience to Ghana’s child delegates to this year’s Model United Nations Conference Washington DC on the sidelines of his recent working visit to the United States of America.
The 15-member delegation attended the Middle School Model United Nations session hosted by the US State Department.
The statement said the conference was an annual event, mocked United Nations diplomats on wide range of global issues including health, security and disarmament.
President Mills wished the delegates well and hoped their active involvement in the global contest will bring more honours to the image of the country.
The President later told Ernest Gyimah-Danquah, the Executive Director of Lifelink Friendship Schools Ghana, that government was impressed with the success of the Model United Nations Project so far, considering the fact that it has brought several honours to the nation.
He said government will do anything within its ambit to ensure the success and sustenance of the programme to benefit many children including those in deprived communities.
Mr Gyimah-Danquah was grateful to President Mills for his support.
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