Entertainment of Wednesday, 15 March 2017
President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed Dr Ziblim Barri Iddi as Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture.
The Member of Parliament for Gusheigu in the Northern region was among the 54 names released by the President, on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, to Parliament for approval as Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers.
Hon. Dr Ziblim Barri Iddi holds Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science (International Relations and Comparative Politics) from Clark Atlanta University, Masters in International Affairs and Development (MIAD), Clark Atlanta University and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of Ghana.
He will assist Honourable Catherine Afeku with stable policy environment for effective mainstreaming of Ghanaian culture into all aspects of national life and to ensure the strong emergence of a vibrant creative economy to improve and advance the tourism industry.
The Ministry is to facilitate the interface between government, implementing bodies in tourism, culture and the creative industries as well as international and civil society partners.