The Minerals Commission has refuted claims by a section of the public that the Commission had given out Kakum National Park for mining.
It said such a suggestion is a calculated lie to perhaps misinform the public.
A statement released by the Commission rejected recent news on social media space that Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) resisted a mining firm from mining in the forest.
The statement signed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Minerals Commission, Mr Martin Kwaku Ayisi, said an application by the High Street Mining Company was rejected and could not have been processed or considered.
“Consequently, the Commission has deleted the application from the online mining cadastre,” the statement further disclosed.
Mr Ayisi assured the Civil Society Organisations and the general public that the Commission has not and would not give out tourist site for mining or similar activity.
Bala Ali, ISD