Ghana’s Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has been recognised at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World Awards 2019 in Budapest, Hungary.
Mrs. Owusu-Ekuful was recognised for her “exceptional commitment and participation as a valuable partner in ITU Telecom World events.”
Presenting the ITU Telecom World Awards 2019 certificate of appreciation to Mrs Owusu-Ekuful, ITU’s General Secretary Houlin Zhao described the Ghanaian Communications Minister as an excellent and exceptional member of the Union.
Mrs Owusu-Ekuful, Zhao added deserves recognition and appreciation.
He noted that he had fallen in love with Ghana due to her intelligent submissions and innovations in ICT.
Reacting to the recognition, Mrs Owusu-Ekuful said “It’s a great privilege for my modest efforts at the international level, on cooperation in developing and implementing ICT initiatives with colleague Ministers in the last two and half years, to be recognised and rewarded by the ITU.”
“I am deeply humbled and elated. This award will encourage me to do even more, both locally and internationally to narrow the digital divide for the benefit of our countries and people. I really appreciate it.”
“Many thanks to ITU Secretary-General H.E Houlin Zhao and his directors for bestowing this honour on me.”
“I understand only three of these awards were given and I’m delighted at this recognition,” she added.