Cost of visa on arrival in Ghana slashed by half over Year of Return


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has cut the expense of getting visa on an entry in Ghana from 150 dollars to 75 dollars.

This structures some portion of the ‘Time of Return’ program went for giving a road to Africans in the Diaspora to come back to their territory of the starting point.

The Ministry has likewise encouraged the arrangement of controlling councils both locally and abroad to guarantee rapid issuance of visas to Ghana.

“This Ministry is working with the fitting MDAs towards tending to the burdens in acquiring a visa for heading out to Ghana to take an interest in the different occasions of the Year of Return. For example, expenses for visas on landing have been decreased from $150 to $75,” Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister, Charles Owiredu said.

The ‘Time of Return’ marks a long time since some Black Africans and Ghanaians besides were delivered as captives to outside grounds.

A ton of exercises has been arranged by the legislature of Ghana to celebrate 400 years of the trans-Atlantic slave exchange.

Some incorporate the Black History Month with the African American Association of Ghana, Back2Africa Festival, Ghana Independence Day Celebration, The Pan African Student Summit, JaGha Reggae Festival and Heritage Paragliding Festival in Kwahu.

Others are Black Prophet Homecoming Celebration, PANAFEST, GOD BOX Spiritual Pilgrimage, Chale Wote, Afrochella, among others.

The Ghana Tourism Authority, and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, are planning the year-long schedule of exercises in “festivity of the versatility of the African soul”.

This is being done in an organization with the Office of Diaspora Affairs in the Office of the President, the Pan-African Historical Theater Festival (Panafest) Foundation and The Adinkra Group.


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