President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pledged to donate GH¢100,000 from his personal resources towards the construction of the proposed National Cathedral.
He made the pledge at a fundraising ceremony held at the forecourt of the state house on Friday.
The president was the special guest of honour at the ceremony.
Also in attendance were Hollywood star Idris Elba and international model Naomi Campbell.
A number of pledges were also made including that of some 10 people who pledged GH¢1million each towards the project whilst another pledged US$50,000.
Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the first and second ladies, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo and Samira Bawumia were also present at the fundraising.
The Speaker of Parliament, Prof Aaron Mike Ocquaye, the Chief Justice, Ms Sophia Akuffo and former President Jerry John Rawlings.