Ghana India Friendship

The strong foundation of any country’s growth, besides other things, lies in bilateral trade with other countries. In line with this and with the agenda of deepening ties with the African countries on a fast-track, specifically those between India and Ghana, a few events were held in the recent past, in the capital city of Delhi. These events provided a platform for healthy and engaging interaction between Ghanian delegates and the business fraternity especially that of Punjab. 

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For decades, India has had a strong presence in Africa, with a sizeable diaspora and business community engaged in trade and various lucrative, profitable businesses. Mr. Amardeep S Hari, one such prominent Sikh businessman of Ghana recently organized a reception for the newly appointed High Commissioner of the Republic of Ghana to India, H.E. Mike Aaron Oquaye at The Imperial Hotel in Delhi. He expressed to have mutually beneficial business relations between Ghana and India in the field of agriculture and other infrastructure projects. H.E Mike Aaron Oquaye also emphasized on a sustainable trading relationship between India and Ghana. Eminent names from the private sector such as the Bectors, the Oswals were present.
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Another such event was held at Mumbai where a welcome reception was held in honour of the new ambassador of Ghana to India. H.E Mike Aaron Oquaye Jr along with Chief Guest of Honour Speaker of Parliament of Ghana Rt. hon. Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye and also delegates from One District One Factory (Office of the President), The Exim Bank of Ghana and Ghana Commercial Bank. Ghana invites technology transfer and investments from India in various fields staring with clean renewal energy, Solar power, Agriculture, Water and Irrigation solutions, Cocoa processing, Palm Oil, Jute, Pharmaceuticals, Textile Manufacturing, Packing, Fruit/food processing, Low Cost Housing and many more sectors for Ghana’s growth.
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The trade between India and Ghana has constantly scaled upwards since the last several years, as Ghana regularly exports cashew nuts, metalifers ores and metal scrap, wood and wood products, pearls, precious and semi-precious stones, oil seeds and spices and imports pharmaceutical products, cotton yarn, fabrics, machinery and instruments from India. The Special guest here was the Minister of State for Water Resources and Water Conservation / Irrigation, Hon. Shri Vijay Shivtare. He expressed his sincere desire to share his in-depth knowledge and expertise in the field of hydro power, water and irrigation facilities, promoting agricultural output.

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Ghana invites technology transfer and investments from India in various fields starting with clean renewal energy, Solar Power, Agriculture, Water and Irrigation Solutions, Cocoa processing, Palm Oil, Jute, Pharmaceuticals, Textile Manufacturing, Packing, Fruit/food Processing, Low Cost Housing and many more sectors for Ghana’s growth.

Here’s to many collaborations and fruitful cooperation in varied fields!

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