The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye paid a courtesy call on His Majesty Otumfuor Osei Tutu II at Manhyia Palace in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.
The Minister paid the courtesy call during a working visit to the Ministry’s projects in the region to acquaint himself with the situation on the ground for policy decisions.
The Minister thanked the Asantehene for making available a viable land of 200 acres for affordable housing and reiterated that government will make available all necessary facilities and amenities that will ensure that the housing is affordable.
He also said Government will assess the drainage situation in the region and address the challenges of flooding.
Otumfuor Osei Tutu II congratulated the Minister on his appointment and wish him the best in his new portfolio as a sector Minister.