Wednesday, 16 February 2011
Parliament to pass petroleum revenue bill
Majority Leader Cletus Avoka said that Parliament would pass the bill before 17th February, when President John Atta Mills is scheduled to address the House.
However, Ghana's Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources Henry Ford Kamel told a 9th February mining meeting in South Africa that he hoped the bill would be passed “by July”.
The government had hoped to pass the bill before first oil production started on 15th December.
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