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Amissah-Arthur chairs June 4 Revolution Lecture

Former Vice-President, Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has been confirmed as the chairman for the June 5 Revolutionary Lecture on Monday. The lecturer to be delivered by Professors Kwesi Botchwey with Prof. Newman Kusi, as the special guest of honour would be attended by Ghana’s former President, Mr. Jerry John Rawlings who is the Founder of the National Democratic Congress. Other leading members of the National Democratic Congress, socialist groups, political partners, CSOs are expected to attend the event which commences at 2pm onThursday May 31 at the National Theatre, Accra. A statement issued by the planning committee described the chairman for the event Amissah-Arthur as an economist, academic and former Deputy Finance Minister and later Governor of the Bank of Ghana. “All is set for the second in the series of lectures dubbed the Revolutionary Lecture Series in honour of the experiences and philosophy of former President Jerry John Rawlings and the revolutionary transition Ghana went through,” the statement stressed. The event has over the years been organized under the auspices of the Office of Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings as part of activities marking the annual celebration of the June 4, 1979 uprising. This year’s lecture is under the theme: REVOLUTIONARY ECONOMIC TRENDS, GHANA IN FOCUS: PAST PRESENT AND THE FUTURE. Professor Botchwey will deliver a lecture on Ghana’s economic and social situation prior to 1983. It will be followed by a review of the economic reforms from 1983 to 1992: Issues, Responses and Outcomes, with Professor Kusi speaking on Ghana’s Economic Growth and Development in the Democratic Environment – Issues, Responses and Outcomes, and a rethinking of Ghana’s development on a sustainable basis. The lecture will precede a durbar of cadres and revolutionaries at the Madina Social Welfare School Park on Monday June 4 at 10am. The durbar which will be addressed by the leader of the revolution, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings will be under the theme: Re-organising Towards The Core Values. Source: 3news.com | Ghana]]>

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