The South African High Commissioner to Ghana, H.E Grace Mason has expressed her country’s readiness and interest to understudy Ghana’s small-scale mining sector particularly on the regularisation of their small-scale mining operations.

She described Ghana’s small-scale mining architecture as one of the best on the continent and announced an official visit by a delegation from South Africa’s mining industry from 4th- 9th December 2022.

South African delegation to understudy Ghana’s small-scale mining sector

Receiving the delegation, the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor stated that Ghana is a favourable investment destination with South Africa as a major partner and it is in the interest of both countries to foster mutually beneficial relations.

South African delegation to understudy Ghana’s small-scale mining sector

He said the cordial relations that exist between the President of the Republic, H. E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his South African counterpart, President H. E Cyril Ramaphosa must be maintained and should also propel the two countries to boost trade and investment.

South African delegation to understudy Ghana’s small-scale mining sector

Mr. Jinapor indicated that; “South Africa is a major partner for our country and they have a lot of investments here.”

South African delegation to understudy Ghana’s small-scale mining sector

“It is in our interest as well as that of South Africa that companies are treated well,” he concluded.

South African delegation to understudy Ghana’s small-scale mining sector

The meeting was also attended by the  South African Deputy High Commissioner, Mr. Thando Dalmba, the CEO of the Minerals Commission, Mr. Martin Ayisi and the Technical Director of Mines at the Ministry, Mr. Peter Awuah.

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