The country’s public debt has risen to Ȼ92.2 billion cedis, Finance Minister Seth Terkper has revealed.

The new figures according to him is an improvement in government’s efforts at controlling the country’s public debt.

The numbers were made known when Seth Terkper presented the 2016 Budget and Economic statement of the government.

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According to him, the economy has suffered major shocks for the past three years. The shocks he said include disruptions in gas supply for two and half years and simultaneous falls in gold and cocoa prices.

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