The UK Ghana Chamber of Commerce (UKGCC), over the weekend hosted a delegation from the United Kingdom. The 4-day visit was in conjunction with Africa House London, a company aimed at promoting collaboration and encouraging sustainable trade between the UK and Africa.
The 14-member delegation who arrived in Accra are expected to gain on-the-ground insight into investment opportunities in Ghana. The delegation includes the Member of Parliament for the Romford Constituency in Greater London, Mr. Andrew Rosindell among representatives from the medical, infrastructure, transport, agriculture, education, environmental, security and surveillance, sectors in the United Kingdom.
During a session, the Chief Executive Officer of UKGCC, Mr. Tony Burkson, commented that the Chamber takes its role as the premier trade facilitator between Ghana and the United Kingdom very seriously.
He mentioned that in October this year the Chamber will be hosting another delegation of investors and companies from the Finance, Agro-processing, Pharmaceuticals and manufacturing sectors in the UK to Ghana, who will also interact with Ghanaian business officials in those sectors.
Mr. Rosindell who led the delegation stressed that “Ghana and the UK have had a strong historical bond, with common values, common culture, common language and now exhibits more commitment in the strengthening of the Commonwealth between the two nations”.
The delegation will be here for Seven (7) days and will also spend time in Ghana to discuss partnerships with key stakeholders in both the government and private sectors.