GIPC Receives Delegation from Thailand Board of Investment

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) received a delegation from the Thailand Board of Investment seeking to explore business and investment opportunities in the Agric and food processing industry.

The 35-member Thai delegation comprised of some members of the Thai Entrepreneur group and representatives from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture met the GIPC Team at the Ibis Styles Hotel in Accra on the 24th of August 2019.

Deputy Head of Mission for the Royal Thai Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria- Mr. Prasom Fangtong, in his welcome address, indicated that this was a follow up to an earlier visit last month by the delegation geared towards building good economic relation between Ghana and Thailand.

In his presentation on Doing Business in Ghana, Director of Investor Services at the GIPC- Mr. Edward Ashong-Lartey highlighted the various investment opportunities as well as Thai projects currently registered across sectors in Ghana.

A representative from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture- Mr. David A.S. Modzakah, gave an overview of the agricultural sector in Ghana stating that currently, there is about 50% of land available to investors to explore for various opportunities.

The Thai embassy supports Ghana with a number of projects in the areas of Governance and conflict prevention, thus demonstrating its appreciation for Ghana’s democratic culture and its leading role in this respect.

Ghana and Thailand have maintained good relations since 2006, a long –standing exchange which has been fruitful for both countries. Central to the interest of these relations is a focus on trade and economic cooperation and some concluded bilateral agreements.

Source: GIPC

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