First Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has commissioned the Association of Ghana Industry (AGI)’s first associated office in Qingdao, China.
The opening of the AGI office was facilitated by the Belt and Road Collaborative Innovative Centre (BRCIC) of China is expected to increase Chinese investment in Ghana especially towards the One-District-One Factory (1D1F) program.
The First Lady said in her remarks, the opening of the office was a indication to the good relations between the two countries and she is confident the initiative would increase Business Corporation between Ghana and China. She encouraged the business community in Ghana to take advantage of the new office assuring them she will always be available to provide the needed support to ensure that the initiative becomes successful.
The President of the AGI, Mr. James Asare Adjaye in his welcome address noted that opening of the liaison office is part of the association’s efforts to support Ghana´s Industrialization agenda. However he stated that though the facility will be managed by AGI, it would be opened to all Ghanaian businesses, and trade associations, and state institutions.
AGI President said that the AGI as well as the international business community especially BRCIC are enthusiastic about the 1D1F program therefore opening of an office in China will help “promote Chinese investment in Ghana”.
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