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Dubai Expo 2020 launched in Accra

Dubai Expo 2020

The Ministry Of Trade and Industry launched the Dubai Expo 2020 in Accra. The Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry Hon.

Carlos Ahenekrah (MP) emphasized in an interview with," the world major expos such as the the Dubai Expo 2020 are organized every five (5) years. Dubai, a well-known city in the United Arab Emirates has the privilege of hosting the world major Expo for the first time in its history since the first exhibition was held in the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London ,UK in 1851".

Expos are a global event aimed at educating and sharing innovative solutions. They adopt a multifaceted approach to understanding culture, addressed the challenges facing society and humankind, and promoting bilateral and economic partnerships among participating countries. The objective of this Expo is the call to link visitors and participants for the exchange of knowledge and experiences , for diversity of thoughts and innovation in the development and presentation of solutions to the main challenges facing contemporary society for the development of humanity".

According to him, " the Dubai Expo 2020 has a broad theme of "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future" with three (3) sub- themes notably, Sustainability, Mobility and Opportunity. The choice of the theme is based on today's highly interconnected world, a renewed vision of progress and development based on shared purpose and commitment. furthermore, the theme would be the driving force in 2020 to unravel the complexities of interdependency of the world and would further provide the ambiance to foster creativity, innovation and collaboration worldwide".

At the Dubai Expo 2020 ,Ghana will participate under the theme "Ghana Limitless Opportunities".Ghana's participation in the Dubai Expo 2020 is intended to underscore the Government's commitment to attracting Foreign Direct Investment into critical sectors of the economy for job creation and ensuring prosperity for all.

Under the theme, the numerous opportunities that abound in all sectors of the economy including not limited to trade and investment, energy, tourism, education, agriculture /agro-processing, road and rail, air, water and sanitation, arts and entertainment among others would be showcased".

One of the key objective of this government is to transform the structure of the economy through industrialization driven primarily by the private sector, both local and international, with a view to creating a conducive business environment for businesses to thrive. To this end, the Government is implementing through the Ministry of Trade and Industry, a ten (10) point Agenda for Industrial Transformation .

Notably among them is the Business Regulatory Reform initiative aimed at further improving the ease of doing business in the country, de -risk the business environment and make Ghana the most business -friendly country in Africa,he said".

Source | | Kofi Dwumah

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