Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has attributed Ghana’s macroeconomic indexes pointing to the right direction to the prudent measures put in place.

According to the President, he was very determined to create the most-friendly business economy in Ghana, in order for the private sector to be resilient. He therefore, re-assuring the investor community of Ghana being a safe place for great investment opportunities.

President Akufo-Addo, explained that, Ghana had continuously been a haven of peace, security and stability where the rule of law worked with the private sector providing the right support to form partnerships with investors towards boosting the “Ghana beyond Aid” agenda.

The President delivered his address via video conference with Angela Merkel, at the G20 Compact with Africa German-Ghana Investors Forum which was co-hosted in Accra and Berlin on Thursday 4th October, 2018, by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in collaboration with the Africa Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET). The G20 Compact Forum happens to be the first of its kind in Africa.

President Nana Addo indicated that, he had since been championing for a relationship with the rest of the world on training and investment cooperation, which was the most effective way to harmonize good standard of living for all Ghanaians.

However, Nana Addo lauded Germany’s efforts for engineering the G20 Compact with Africa, which aimed at paving way for more private sector investments.

The Federal Minister of Finance, Mr. Olaf Scholz, also spoke via video conference saying, a prospering Africa was essential in achieving a world-wide sustainable growth and development. Adding that, Ghana and other countries under the G20 Compact with Africa could count on Germany’s support to achieve its quest to boost economic growth.


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