Ghana Red Cross Society meets H. E. The President of Ghana 

Senior Officials of GRCS on Tuesday 11th March 2014 met with the President of the Republic of Ghana H. E. John Dramani Mahama at the Flagstaff House in Accra.

The purpose of the meeting was to pay a courtesy call on the President who is also the Chief Patron of the National Society, and also apprise him of the developments in the organization as well as challenges that hinder the successful delivery of its humanitarian mandate.

The delegation, which was led by the President of GRCS, Dr Michael Agyekum Addo also comprised the Legal Advisor, Honorary PR Advisor, Secretary General, Communications Manager, Resource Development Manager, First Aid Coordinator, Greater Accra Regional Manager and the Youth Coordinator.

In his presentation, Dr Agyekum Addo briefed the Chief Patron on his obligation to the National Society, and on its recent activities as well as the challenges confronting it. President John Mahama in his response thanked the delegation for the courtesy call and commended the Red Cross for upholding the spirit of volunteerism which is what makes traditional societies survive and grow. The President further promised that Government would endeavor to support the GRCS in spite of budgetary constraints that confront all sectors.

Also in the meeting was the Minister of Health Madam Sherry Ayittey who also promised to increase the collaboration of her Ministry with Ghana Red Cross Society.

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