Deputy High Commissioner promotes investment opportunities in Ghanaadmin
On Wed 11th Dec the Deputy High Commissioner HE Madam Rita TaniIddi addressed a select group at the Conservative Foreign and Commonwealth Council at meeting held at Millbank House in Westminster London. The well attended event was chaired by patron of the council Rt Hon Baroness Chalker of Wallesey. The event was to afford Ghana the opportunity to update the attendees who are mainly senior business people, academics, lawyers and active conservatives including Peers and MPs on opportunities for investment in the various sectors of the Ghanaian economy.
In her address the Deputy High Commissioner touched on the excellent bilateral relations between the two countries over the years.Madam TaniIddi went further to state that bilateral trade between the two countries is estimated at 1.4 billion pounds with trade in favour of the UK. She said “Ghana is a key market for the UK – the fifth largest export and seventh largest import market in Africa. It is therefore important that our two countries, through the private sector, deepen and expand our engagement using these existing platforms to better promote shared growth and prosperity”.
The Deputy High Commissioner used the platform to assure all that the prospects of Ghana are quite good with its people, under the leadership of President Akufo-Addo, who is poised to work harder to enable Ghana to become a roaring African Lion comparable to the Asian Tigers.
Also, in attendance from the Ghana High Commission were Mrs Matilda Alomatu Osei-Agyeman, Minister/Head of Chancery and Mr Kofi Addo,Head of Trade and Investment
The conservative foreign and commonwealth council which is presently chaired by Rehman Chishti MP has its origin in the 1950s as a vehicle of collaboration with commonwealth nations and other count
ries with close UK bilateral ties. Membership of the council comprises of senior business people, academics, lawyers and active conservatives including Peers and MPs