Government’s resolve to make Ghana the Financial Hub in the sub-region and to diversify the sources of funds for Ghanaian bonds will receive a boost as Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta leads a delegation to Japan. A statement from the Finance Ministry said the visit from April 9 to 14, 2018 is expected to boost bilateral trade and economic relations with Japan on the second leg of the Non-Deal Investor Road show to Japan. Relations with Japan and the delegates are expected to highlight investment opportunities in the financial services sector, health, transport infrastructure, especially railway, real estate, agri-business, manufacturing, and industry. The delegation includes the Minister for Roads and Highways, Deputy Ministers for Trade, Information and Health, as well as the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana. The high point of the delegations’ agenda is the meeting with the Japanese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Taro Aso, during which they will apprise the Deputy Prime Minister about Ghana’s recent macro-economic development and achievement and the poise for economic transformation. Ken Ofori-Atta said that he particularly look forward to this meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister, in which they will reiterate their aspirations towards a Ghana beyond Aid which in the medium term needs a critical mass of international support to achieve the aspired transformation





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