Govt writes to GACL to tell airlines to allow passengers with Special Authorization Permit travel to Ghana on their airlines

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has written to the management of the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) to notify all airlines operating in the country to allow passengers with Special Authorization Permit issued by a Ghana Mission Abroad to travel to Ghana on their airlines.

The Ministry explained in a letter that Ghana Missions abroad are encountering serious system challenges with the issuance of visas for potential travelers to Ghana, a situation that has worsened over the past two weeks.

The letter written on her behalf by the Chief of Protocol at the Ministry, Ambassador Emmanuel Antwi, to the GACL dated 15th July 2022 said “Ghana Missions abroad are encountering serious system challenges with the issuance of visas for potential travelers to Ghana.

“The situation has worsened over the past two weeks creating more chaotic scenes some of the Ghana missions.”

It added “In this connection, the Ghana Airport Company Limited is being requested to urgently notify all airlines operating in Ghana to allow passengers with Special Authorization Permit issued by a Ghana Mission Abroad to travel to Ghana on their airlines (Only passengers with such authorization should be allowed to board as such authorization will be required for the processing of visa-on arrival

“All such passengers will be issued visas on arrival (at a fee) at the Kotoka International Airport.”

By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana

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