GHANA MISSION RECEIVES BOOST IN INVESTOR CONFIDENCE
AS HIGH COMMISSIONER GARIBA MEETS
THE LEADERSHIP OF POTENTIAL INVESTORS
The Ghana High Commission in Ottawa has stepped up efforts to increase Ghana’s visibility, and in particular, encourage investors in strategic sectors of the Economy of Ghana. This was manifested in separate events when two different potential investors at the Ghana High Commission in Ottawa.
On Wednesday October 5th, 2016, senior executives of the Desjardin International Development, a Quebec-based international development company paid a courtesy call on H.E. Dr. Sulley Gariba, to follow -up discussions on potential investment in Ghana’s agricultural financing sector. Their visit represents a follow-up on discussions between DiD and Ghana’s Minister of Finance, Hon Seth Terkpe, on prospects of collaboration in implementing Ghana’s EXIM Bank.
On Thursday October 6th, His Excellency Dr. Sulley Gariba received the leadership of Kallo Inc., a Canadian health services company, at the Ghana High Commission. Kallo Inc. is a Canadian and American based company, which is committed to offering a technologically advanced healthcare solutions to countries, particularly through rural healthcare. During the meeting, Mr. John Cecil, Chairman and President of Kallo indicated that the company has had long-standing experience working with the Ghana Health Service to combat Child and Maternal mortality in Ghana. He further noted that the company is currently poised to make substantial investments in undertaking innovative aspects of the President’s priority projects under the CHIPS Compounds initiative of the Government. On his part, His Excellency Dr. Sulley Gariba expressed hope that the proposed project when approved by the competent Ghanaian authorities, would facilitate better healthcare delivery that can easily be assessed by millions of Ghanaians in the rural areas and as a result, considerably reduce the cost and stress of travelling to far places to seek medical attention. Present at the meeting were the Mr. Lloyd Chiotti, Executive Vice President and Mr. Samuel R. Baker, Secretary and Member of the Board of Directors.