Chief Government Officer of the Ghana Tourism Authority Akwasi Agyemang is pleading with cinema operators to bear with the authorities as the entire world fights COVID-19.
In March 2020, President Akufo-Addo introduced some limits on motion after Ghana recorded conditions of COVID-19. Cinemas, church buildings, and areas exactly where men and women could satisfy were being closed down as component of steps to control the spread of COVID-19.
Speaking with Doreen Avio, the GTA manager defined that Ghana is continue to in a tough problem because of to COVID-19 and there was the require to notice the limits.
“I will nonetheless plead with our operators in the industry that they must bear with us. It’s challenging. If you go out there to spots that have been shut, it can be challenging, we truly feel it but let’s all be safe and sound than sorry. As the vaccinations go on and constraints eased little by little, we will be back in enterprise.”
He reiterated the have to have for cinemas to remain shut.
“I imagine we have engaged severally on this. We have met with the film operators, we have fulfilled film producers, it is not one thing that any one is satisfied about, but we also know the times we are in, far better safe than sorry. As a president indicated, enable safeguard lives, and later on, we will glimpse at livelihoods.
The film business is just one of the sectors hit hard by COVID-19 thanks to the closure of cinemas. This according to film producers has manufactured them shed a ton of cash and inquiring the authorities to reconsider the determination on the closure of cinemas.