Alan Kyerematen woos Turkish investors to establish in Ghana

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Trade and Industry minister Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen is in talks with some Turkish investors to establish businesses in Ghana. The minister, who is in Turkey for the Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum, took the opportunity to talk some Turkish businesses into investing in the Ghanaian economy. Mr. Kyerematen held discussions with Turkish construction firm, Gokay Group to establish their business in Ghana. There were also talks with the investors to establish partnerships with some Ghanaian firms as part of measures to boost the Ghanaian economy. These discussions to get the Turkish investors, Mr Kyerematen noted,  further cements government’s commitment towards ensuring that the 1-District, 1-Factory initiative becomes a reality. As the Leader of Ghana’s delegation to the Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum, the Trade minister met a lot of business owners including the Executives of Turkish Garment and Textiles Chamber. Under the Industrial Transformation plan being implemented by the Ministry of Trade and Industry, garment and textiles is one of the strategic sectors selected with special focus to create massive jobs for Ghanaians and to generate foreign exchange through export. In this regard, a delegation from the Chamber will be visiting Ghana to prospect for partnerships in the sector. Mr. Kyerematen also held a meeting with the Group Executive Chairman and senior officials of Doganlar Yatirim Holding in Istanbul Turkey to get them to invest in the development of Industrial Parks and Special Economic Zones in Ghana. The establishment of industrial parks in the country is one of the key strategic agenda towards the Akufo-Addo led government’s industrial transformation. Doganlar Yatirim Holding has experience in large scale construction projects in Senegal, Kenya and Ethiopia, and Ghana is seeking to have them replicate same in the country. By 3news.com| Ghana]]>

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