A revised Right to Information Bill has received Cabinet Approval and has been laid before Parliament for the consideration of the law making chamber, Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has stated.
Addressing the Norway-Ghana Business and Investment Forum and official launch of the Norfund’s West Africa Office in Ghana at the Movenpick hotel, the Vice President said the bill if approved will go a long way to argument the fight against corruption in Ghana and help secure investor confidence in Ghana.
In his address, the Vice President welcomed Norfund’s decision to set up an office in and to invest in Ghana. He drew the attention of Norfund to the fact that government has initiated several projects that they can take advantage of and invest in.
“We believe the right foundations for business development has been laid and we invite as many of you to see Ghana as the best destination for your investments. Government will continue to pursue several other programmes aimed at further improving the business climate for both local and foreign investors” the Vice President said.
Norfund in Ghana
Norfund has opened a new office in Accra, Ghana and is ready to start investing. Norfund will focus on investments in Ghana and after some years, they will probably expand to other English speaking countries in The West African Region. The Norfund office in Accra will be headed by Naana Winful Fynn. Prior to joining Norfund, she was a Director at Sagevest Holdings, an investment holding company based in Accra, Ghana. Addressing the forum, Miss Winful Fynn, indicated that Norfund is excited to be in Ghana and the institution is looking forward to investing in the country particularly in the three major areas of interest namely Clean energy, Financial institutions and Food & agribusiness.
Norfund is an active, strategic minority investor organization. They offer risk capital and expertise to help building sustainable businesses in developing countries.