A round-table conference involving the private sector, the World Bank and the government on Ghana’s Infrastructure Fund has opened in Accra. It is to enable the government to mobilise and share ideas and also look at best practices in countries that have successful.
The conference also looked at number of themes on investment objectives, legal and governance and operations of the fund.
The Minister of Finance, Seth Terkper, explained the rationale for the setting up of the fund.
He said the Ministry of Finance is reviewing the petroleum revenue management act so that the government can channel some money into the fund
The Chairman of the National Development Planning Commission and a Senior Presidential Advisor, P.V Obeng stressed the need for the fund to address the country’s infrastructure deficit.