GNCC assures gov’t of commitment to ‘pro-business’ agenda

Business News of Saturday, 21 January 2017

Source: citifmonline.com

2017-01-21

Akuffo Addo PresidentPresident of Ghana

Government will be supported by the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce (GNCC) in creating a conducive business environment for the private sector as well as tackling the problem of unemployment as part of government’s goal.

The chamber expressed their confidence in the New Patriotic Party government’s pro-business agenda in a a congratulatory message to the President Nana Akufo-Addo.

“… we are happy about your commitment to ensure a conducive business environment that will make the private sector vibrant in driving growth and creating jobs,” the chamber said in a statement signed by its President, Dr. Appiagyei Dankawoso.

“Your pro-business national development agenda with key focus on building the “most business-friendly economy” which will create jobs, wealth and prosperity for all Ghanaians through private sector empowerment is commendable and accords with the main objective of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce.

In this regard, the Chamber assures you of its utmost support to achieve our shared vision for Ghana,” the statement added.

The chamber further expressed hope that “the incoming ministers will work assiduously” to deliver President Akufo-Addo’s vision for Ghana.

“The Chamber is of the strong conviction that businesses thrive in a peaceful and stable macroeconomic environment. It is our expectation that the confidence reposed in you by the good people of Ghana will inspire you and your administration to ensure peace and improve the macroeconomic environment for business growth.”

below the full statement below

GNCC’S CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE TO THE PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA

The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce congratulates H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and H.E. Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia on their assumption of office as the President and Vice President respectively of the Republic of Ghana following their victory in the 2016 general elections.

As a nation, our collective commitment to credible, free and fair elections have resulted in another successful elections that have received exceptional applause and commendation at the local and international level. This we believe goes to consolidate our democratic, economic and social gains.

We commend the transition team for their statecraft and the organizing committee of the swearing-in ceremony for their exceptional delivery. The smooth transition of power and the grand swearing-in ceremony with mammoth attendance has indeed added colour to our political history.

As a Chamber, we are happy about your commitment to ensure a conducive business environment that will make the private sector vibrant in driving growth and creating jobs. Your pro-business national development agenda with key focus on building the “most business-friendly economy” which will create jobs, wealth and prosperity for all Ghanaians through private sector empowerment is commendable and accords with the main objective of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce. In this regard, the Chamber assures you of its utmost support to achieve our shared vision for Ghana.

In addition, your commitment to ensure private sector growth and efficient government machinery will consolidate the significant contributions made by past governments in improving the investment environment in Ghana. It is our fervent hope that the incoming ministers will work assiduously to deliver your vision for Ghana.

The Chamber is of the strong conviction that businesses thrive in a peaceful and stable macroeconomic environment. It is our expectation that the confidence reposed in you by the good people of Ghana will inspire you and your administration to ensure peace and improve the macroeconomic environment for business growth.

The Chamber wishes you and your administration a fruitful stewardship. We look forward to engaging your administration on a periodic basis to ensure a business-friendly environment for the growth and prosperity of the private sector and the nation in general.

God bless our homeland Ghana and make our nation great and strong. Long live the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce, long live Ghana.

Thank you Signed Nana Dr. Appiagyei Dankawoso I (President, Ghana National Chamber of Commerce)

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