President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo has encouraged the Black Community in the United State of America to make use of investment opportunities in Ghana as the country makes effort to find it feet again after the Covid-19 pandemic.
The President says despite the threat the pandemic posed on the nation it has still sailed successfully.
“Last year, 2020, Ghana recorded FDI of US$2.65 billion from two hundred and seventy-nine (279) projects. For 2021 alone, the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) recorded FDI of nine hundred and seventy-three million dollars (US$973.38 million), from one hundred and seventy-three (173) projects for the first three quarters of the year, with large ticket projects in the pipeline to boost FDI flows by the close of year”.
“We have identified the relevant sectors of the economy requiring the needed investment that will help accelerate the rebound and growth of the Ghanaian economy, as was witnessed in the immediate years before the pandemic struck, which saw, between 2017 and 2020, our average annual GDP growth rate of seven percent (7%) as one of the fastest in the world. We call the recovery package the Ghana CARES ‘Obaatampa’ Programme,” Nana Addo went on to say while addressing the black community.
The President went on to say that one thing that makes Ghana unique is its people and how welcoming they are than any other country.
In a bid to convince investors to invest in Ghana he reiterated that the country remains the safest country in the entire West Africa.
Our police and security agencies work hard to keep Ghana an open and happy place, where we are not embarrassed to see ourselves as each other’s keeper.