Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has urged the international community to look to Ghana to investment as he has described the country as a safe investment destination.
Speaking at the World Meets-In Ghana Forum in Kumasi, he reiterated that Ghana’s economic governance and micro fiscal management has helped stabilized the economy and has contributed to sustaining the economy.
He added that measures and reforms taken by the government show the commitment towards transforming Ghana’s economy.
“The number of measures that we have taken, the reforms and the flagship programs demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding our economic transformation and the investments from the private sector are not only secure but also thrive. As a people, we have the potential industry and the human capital to sustain Ghana beyond aid.”
Ghana Beyond Aid agenda ‘politically risk-free’ – Asantehene woos international investors
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has challenged Ghanaians and the international community to support the government to achieve the vision of Ghana beyond Aid.
According to him, this will help avoid Ghana’s over-dependence on imports to build a resilient economy.
“It may seem hugely optimistic but nonetheless we remain truly hopeful that a great majority of Ghanaians will welcome a conscious effort to protect the economy from the bad risk of partisan political conflict. It is in this vein that we have welcomed the vision of the President for Ghana beyond aid. it is not a vision for the faint-hearted.”
“It is a vision that deserves support not only from Ghanaians but from all her friends across the world. In other to appreciate the true measure and the essence of that vision, we must consider our circumstance, we must consider where we are coming from We seek first to assure the international investment community that Ghana Beyond Aid is a policy beyond political conflict and the world can buy into it without fear of uncertain political risk”, the Asantehene said.
President Akufo Addo started a campaign to develop the country’s without recourse to external assistance; an agenda the President refers to as building ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ to strive to achieve more to improve the fortunes of the country.