Danso/ Grace Princess Tarwo, GNA
Accra, Oct 19, GNA – The Sixth Ghana Build
International Exhibition Fair will take place at the Ghana International Trade
Fair Centre from November 15 to 17 this year.
The exhibition is expected to attract over 108
exhibitors from Turkey, United Kingdom, South Africa and Nigeria.
It would also bring together international
manufacturing companies and investors.
Speaking at the launch of the fair, Mr David
Peter Quartey, a Chartered Construction Manager, said the three-day exhibition
was geared towards fostering partnership and synergy between the Government of
Ghana and the Government of Turkey through the private sector in the
implementation of good policies and initiatives that would benefit the two
The exhibition is being held by Esty Shipping
Company Limited, in collaboration with the Ghana Embassy in Turkey, under the
auspices of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the Ministry of Works and
Housing and the Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
During the exhibition, Mr Quartey said there
would be on display, new construction methods, innovations and technologies for
adaptation, through the use of “foreign expertise but local wisdom”.
Additionally, Mr Quartey said, small, medium
and large businesses would have the opportunities to interact with exhibitors,
government delegation who would explore opportunities in mining, agriculture,
railway, among others to the benefit of Ghana.
Mr Quartey said currently there were
innovations in the construction industry, which Ghana needed to tap into the
expertise to boost the operations of the real estate industry.
“Currently there are new methods and
innovations which Ghana would have to adapt. We are encouraging all business
communities to come and exhibit, participate and visit this year’s Ghana Build
Expo. Come meet your next business partner for development and expansion”.
Mr Quartey said, the exhibition would help
boost infrastructure development, adding that “infrastructure was critical to
sustainable community development. The infrastructure we are building today
will help shape tomorrow’s communities”.
Mr Oscar Asamoah Baffour Head of Marketing and
Public Relations, Ghana international Trade Fair Centre, said the government
would give technical support and empower the private sector to employ
innovations in their operations.