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Ghana investment summit to take place in Germany

The much-awaited Ghana Investment Summit and Dinner Night takes place in the Central German city of Cologne on Tuesday 31 October 2017 at the prestigious Deluxe Koel Kalk, Wippenfürther Strass 33-35 starting from 2.00 pm Central European Time.

The Summit which is the first of its kind to be organised by Ghanaians in Europe, aims at exposing the investment opportunities in Ghana to international investors as well as Ghanaians in the diaspora interested in taking advantage of the current conducive investment climate in Ghana.

Addressing the final meeting of the Planning Committee on Thursday, Mr Felix Opoku Chairman of the Committee revealed that the response has been very positive and so overwhelming that organisers have had to reappraise their planning and adjust it in response to the huge interest expressed by investors across Europe and further afield.

He indicated that all arrangements and necessary preparations have been completed and assured visitors and participants of a successful and memorable summit that will benefit Ghana and Ghanaians in the short, medium and long term.

According to Mr Opoku, a number of government officials have been invited to the summit so as to afford potential investors the opportunity to meet, interact and seek clarification on issues of common interest and concern. So far, all the officials who have been invited to the summit have confirmed their participation and would be arriving on Monday.

They include Hon. Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, Minister for Business Development, Hon Mustapha Abdul Hamid, Minister for Information and Presidential Spokesperson, Hon. Dr Nana Atto Arthur, Head of Local Government Services, Hon Henry Kwabena Kokofu, Former MP for Bantama and Mr John Kumah CEO, National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan(NEIP). The rest are Hon Nana Obiri Boahen, Deputy General Secretary of NPP, Dr Mabel Omotola, Former Governor of Ogun State, Nigeria and Hon Sylvester Tetteh, The Fund Administrator, Electronic and Electrical.

Mr Opoku explained that, the Summit will be followed by a five-course dinner which would provide an informal atmosphere for investors and government officials to network and exchange ideas. The programme ends with an all dance.

The dress code for the event is formal (Traditional or Western).

Source: NPP communication team, Germany

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