The Indian government is working towards creating effective collaboration between the Indian Chamber of Commerce and business organisations and associations in Ghana.

The Indian High Commissioner to Ghana, Sugandh Rajaram, who stated this, said with advancement in technology and economic expansion in both countries, there was the need for businesses to forge stronger ties to grow and expand their operations.

Speaking at a meeting with the leadership of the Kumasi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) during a working visit to the Ashanti Region, he said his outfit was committed to forge a closer relationship with businesses in Ghana and India.

His visit was, therefore, to get a better understanding of how Indian businesses and their Ghanaian counterparts could work together to explore opportunities and strengthen their business ties for their own benefit.

Mr Rajaram said the visit would also help strengthen the relationship between the Kumasi Chamber of Commerce and the Indian High Commission in the areas of business promotion and collaborations between businesses in Kumasi and India.

He said preparations were underway to mount exchange programmes on modern business strategies, approaches and techniques for expansion and growth for business operators in the two countries.

The Ashanti Regional Chairman of KCCI, Stephen Acheampong, applauded the initiative of the Commissioner and said members of the Chamber whose business interests spanned across various sectors of the economy, were ready to partner with the High Commission.

He said industry knowledge transfer, especially in the areas of ICT, Health and agriculture was critical for Ghanaian businesses and called for support in those areas.

Jacqueline Efua Bonzie, Executive Secretary of KCCI, thanked the High Commissioner for his visit and implored him to acknowledge and give priority attention to KCCI members in trade facilitation programmes.

The High Commissioner as part of the visit toured the Sethi Manufacturing Company and Benz City Company both members of the Chamber, to acquaint himself with their operations.