MOYS is considering a sports-specific stimulus package

Youth And Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah
Youth And Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah

The Ministry of Youth ad Sports (MOYS) has said it is considering a stimulus package peculiar to the sports industry in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the suspension of all sporting activities across the globe including the 2020 Olympic Games.

A statement signed by Mr. Kenneth Annang, Public Relations Officer of the ministry said, contrary to reports that his outfit has neglected the sporting sector in the wake of the pandemic it is rather developing packages that would cushion the sector adding that it would soon be made public.

“The attention of the ministry has been drawn to publications in the media that, the ministry has neglected the sporting sector in the wake of the pandemic.

“The ministry has earlier met stakeholders particularly those preparing for various local and international games to design packages that would cushion them,” the statement noted.

According to the ministry, it had met various stakeholders on how to handle the situation and would inform the public in due course.

“The ministry would, therefore, wish to assure the public that as and when these proposals mature the appropriate announcements would be made in respect of the government’s support for the sector,” he said.

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