Accra - An important forum bringing together Moroccan and Ghanaian economic operators kicked off on Monday in Accra to discuss the promotion of investment and the reinforcement of bilateral partnership.
Accra – An important forum bringing together Moroccan and Ghanaian economic operators kicked off on Monday in Accra to discuss the promotion of investment and the reinforcement of bilateral partnership.
Around 40 Moroccan businessmen, led by chairwoman of employers’ association CGEM Miriem Bensalah Chaqroun, took part in the meeting meant to identify cooperation opportunities in both countries.
Speaking on the occasion, Bensalah-Chaqroun said that the Moroccan economic operators, who have gained expertise throughout Africa, are willing to participate and contribute to the development of the Ghanaian economy and boost trade and bilateral partnership.
The Moroccan delegation includes representatives of sectors such as food-processing, energy, notably renewable energy, mining, infrastructure, tourism, ICT, real estate, transportation and logistics, pharmacy and fisheries, she said, noting that these companies are backed by Moroccan banks and insurance companies in 26 African countries.
Ghanaian finance minister Ken Ofori Atta highlighted Ghana’s strong economic potential which benefits from political stability and a real economic takeoff, underlining the will of the new Ghanaian cabinet to strive for reviving the country’s economy. Ghana is the second largest economy of ECOWAS behind Nigeria and ahead of Côte d’Ivoire.