Ghana to celebrate 2012 World Water Day in Asutuare

This year World Water Day celebration in Ghana would be climax with a durbar at Asutuare in the Dangbe West District of the Greater Accra Region, and crowned with the hoisting of the United Nations (UN) and Ghana flags.

Highlights of the durbar would include keynote address by the Minister of Water Resources Works and Housing, Mr E. T Mensah, and the presentation of UN Secretary General’s message for the occasion.

A statement signed by Adwoa Munkua Darko, Executive Secretary of the Water Resources Commission, copied to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Accra on Wednesday, said the celebration intended to draw national attention to the relationship between water and food security.

It said the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN and  its Natural Resources Department were coordinating this year’s celebration, on behalf of the UN-Water members and partners.

The statement asked Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives traditional authorities, and media and the entire public to organize related activities to celebrate the day in their localities.

Source: GNA

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