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Veep Arrives In India For The Start Of A Four Day Visit To Meet Captains Of IndustryVeep Arrives In India For The Start Of A Four Day Visit To Meet…


THE Vice-President , Mr Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur arrived in the Indian capital of New Delhi on Monday (today) at the start of a four day visit to meet captains of the Indian Industry especially associated with Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SME’s).

He would during his interaction with the Chief Executives Officers (CEO’s) of the Indian Industry and Commerce brief them about the economic potentials in Ghana and also encourage them to invest in the country.

The meeting formed part of a programme lined up for the Vice-President who is in the country to participate in the Indian Economic Forum being organised by the Confederation of the Indian Industry and the Government of India,

At the Indira Ghandi International Airport to welcome Mr Amissah-Arthur, who was accompanied by his wife, Mrs Matilda Amissah Arthur were all African High Commissioners and Ambassadors accredited to India and led by Ghana’s High Commissioner to India, Mr Samuel Panyin Yalley.

According to the programme, the Vice-President is expected to meet chief Executives of agrochemical enterprises, Infra-construction and mining companies and sugar factories.

According to the Managing Director of the Sugar Company, Mr Subhash Jamdade, his concern was interested in setting up a sugar processing factory in Ghana and was having problems with the acquisition of land at Asutsuare.

He was, therefore, looking forward to meet the Vice-President to help him find ways of addressing the issue to facilitate the setting up of the sugar factory in Ghana.

Mr Amissah-Arthur will also meet concerns specializing in renewable energy , vocational and skills training,and commodity exchange.

The rest are companies well versed in the establishment of gold refineries, Information Communication Technology and infrastructural projects.

The Vice-President would also during his interaction inform them of the oil and gas industry, massive water bodies and agricultural lands, mining and tourist potentials which were available for investment.

He would also assure them of the existence of a skilled workforce,a flexible investment regime in Ghana and the maximum returns on their investment

The Vice-President was also accompanied to India by the Minister of State responsible for Private Sector Development, Mr Rashid Pelpuo.

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