Akufo-Addo commissions Rana Motors Assembly Plant in his quest to industrialise Ghana


President on Tuesday, 2nd May commissioned the Rana Motors Assembly Plant in Amasaman, Accra.

This is by far the biggest assembly plant to be established under the Automotive Policy initiated by my government, he said.

Mr in a after the commissioning said Rana Motors, with support from Motors Corporation of Korea, the manufacturer of KIA vehicles, and one of the leading global vehicle manufacturers, has successfully established the only assembly plant for the production of KIA vehicles in West .

“Today marked yet another great milestone for the people of Ghana and for the Akufo-Addo government, in our quest, first, to industrialise our country, and, secondly, to become the automobile hub in the West African Region,” he stressed.

This facility has already offered direct to fifty (50) young men and , and it is expected to create some three hundred (300) indirect jobs, whilst contributing to the development of the local value chain for automobile assembly.

The company has the capacity to assemble some thirty thousand (30,000) vehicles annually, bringing the total capacity of domestically established assembly plants close to one hundred thousand (100,000) vehicles per annum.

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