The Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Mr Stephen Asamoah Boateng has paid a courtesy call on the leadership of the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council to familiarize himself with the activities of the council.
The Wednesday’s visit forms part of the Minister’s resolve to acquaint himself with the issues affecting the sector and its stakeholders and find measures to resolve them.
In an address, the Minister admonished faith-based institutions nationwide to work together harmoniously to maintain the peace the country is enjoying adding that it would also help advance the economy.
“The need for constant engagement and consensus building between Government and stakeholders within the economy cannot be over-emphasized. Among other things, we need consensus for economic progress,” he added.
He called for regular interactions among stakeholders saying it was appropriate for all to come together to reach a consensus on issues that would help develop the nation.
“Don’t label me, I am just for the country, and I need you to make Ministry of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs work.’’ he added.
The President of the Council, Apostle Eric Nyamekye, assured everyone that the group was ready to contribute to nation-building efforts and assist the minister to help move the country forward.
Grace Acheampong, ISD