26.06.2006 Press Release

June 30 Declared National Honours Day

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The government has instituted June 30 every year as National Honours Day, with the maiden edition scheduled for this Friday, June 30.

A statement signed by Mr. D.A. Kwapong, Acting Director of the Information Services Department, said President John Agyekum Kufuor will in the maiden event, confer national honours on 165 deserving Ghanaians for individual excellence, distinction and dedication in various fields of national endeavour.

This year's celebration, to be climaxed by a state luncheon to be hosted by President Kufuor on Saturday, July 1, will also mark the country's 46th Republican anniversary.

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