The Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur says Ghana’s economic prospects are high, as he continues to lobby more Italian firms to direct their investments into the country.
He said the investment environment continues to be enhanced for the benefit of investors while assuring that there are good incentives for businesses.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur made the call on Friday, when the new Italian Ambassador to Ghana, Laura Carpini called on him at the Flagstaff House, Accra.
He said the Italian firms currently operating in the country could attest to the congenial business atmosphere, saying that should be a good attractive for other Italian companies.
He acknowledged Italy’s high expertise in various sectors such as mining, manufacturing, energy and agriculture technology, and hoped that Ghana would continue to benefit from the knowledge transfer through its cooperation with that country.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur also thanked the Italian government for the continued support towards implementation of Ghana’s development agenda, saying “we are appreciative of your development assistance.”
He assured the new Ambassador of government’s support and cooperation.
Ms. Carpini, for her part, lauded the strong bond of friendship between Ghana and Italy, and promised to work to further strengthen it for the benefit of both countries.
The Ambassador, commended Ghana for the economic and democratic progress, and promised that her country was prepared to support Ghana in her pursuit for economic growth.
Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur and Ms. Laura Carpini