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GhanaThe Department would also ensure value for money in all government contracts and agreements that are reviewed by it, Finance Minister Seth Terkper stated in Parliament when he presented the 2016 budget statement on Friday,

He said the Attorney-General‟s Department had succeeded in limiting a claim of GH¢352,623,144.40 and US$1,006,093.00 to GH¢100,000.00 by appealing and applying for a stay of execution for judgment in favour of China Jinlin International Economic and Technical Corporation (CJIETC) against the State.

Also, he said, the Department had successfully defended the case of Dunkwa Goldfields Versus the Government of Ghana and successfully avoided the claim of US$200 million, whiles gaining an award of US$4,000,000 in legal costs and other expenses.

The Minister said additionally, in the case of TJGEM LLC Versus the Republic of Ghana, AMA, Alfred Vandapuje, Kwabena Duffuor, Conti Group and six others, the Department defended the State, and the District Court in Columbia dismissed TJGEM‟s claims of damages in excess of US$425 million.


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