Kamil Sanah, GNA
Accra, Sept. 17, GNA – The Ghana India Trade Advisory Chamber (GITAC) in collaboration with the Ghana High Commission
in India would on Monday September 17, launch the Chamber.
The GITAC is a non-profit organization whose
primary objective is to facilitate the building and nurturing of mutually
beneficial relationships between Ghana and India.
It is established to promote and enhance
trade, investment and cultural interactions between Ghana and India.
Mr Dominic Oduro-Antwi, President of the
GITAC, told the Ghana News Agency in Accra at the weekend, that GITAC was set
up to provide advisory services to affiliated trade associations, Government
agencies and relevant professional bodies.
He said GITAC would bring together a comprehensive
contact database of service providers and practitioners in the global trade,
and a wealth of knowledge to share with patrons.
Mr Oduro-Antwi said GITAC consists of various
sectors, including Trade, Financial Services, Hospitality, Engineering, Agro-
Processing, Manufacturing, Import and Export Services, Information and
Communication Technology, Education, Aviation, Shipping and Logistics.
He said the Chamber would provide consultancy
to promote a close collaboration between research and policy formulation in the
field of trade and investment and bring together global expertise to bear on
Mr Oduro-Antwi said one of the most important
ways to prepare for the future of any business endeavour was to learn the trade
and or business activity through practical experience, and that, the Chamber
will also provide training programmes for its members.
Dignitaries expected to attend the launch are
the Indian High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr Birenda Singh Yadav, Mr Yaw
Osafo-Maafo, Senior Minister, Mr Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, Minister of Trade and
Industry, Mr Michael N. Oquaye, Ghana High Commissioner to India, Mr Yoofi
Grant, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre and Mrs
Janet Edna Nyame, Executive Director of the National Commission for Civic
Education are expected to attend the launch.