A Member of Parliament (MP) and Trade Envoy for UK Prime Minister Theresa May, Mr Adam Afriyie was leading a delegation from the UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce (UKGCC). The delegation was arranged to pay a courtesy call on the Vice-President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, at the Flagstaff House in Accra.
The visit, aimed at strengthening the existing trade relations between the two countries, was also an opportunity for the UK government and businesses to discuss how they could support Ghana to achieve its development goals. Ghana is the UK’s fourth largest export market in sub-Saharan Africa.
A Member of Parliament (MP) and Trade Envoy for UK Prime Minister Theresa May said, the policies and budget of the Akufo-Addo government have a positive, private sector-driven agenda, and the UK is ready to help the government achieve its targets and aims.
He added the environment was very refreshing and that in the past it had been difficult for him to recommend that UK firms to invest in Ghana. “But so far it has been good, and long may it continue.
Vice-President Dr Bawumia said that the government’s determination to make Ghana the investment destination of choice on the African continent.
He said, the focus of the government was on encouraging the private sector to help in making Ghana most business- friendly country in Africa.
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