By Amadu Kamil Sanah, GNA
Accra, Sept. 17, GNA - The Ghana India Trade Advisory Chamber (GITAC) in collaboration with the Ghana High Commission in India would on Monday September 17, launch the Chamber.
The GITAC is a non-profit organization whose primary objective is to facilitate the building and nurturing of mutually beneficial relationships between Ghana and India.
It is established to promote and enhance trade, investment and cultural interactions between Ghana and India.
Mr Dominic Oduro-Antwi, President of the GITAC, told the Ghana News Agency in Accra at the weekend, that GITAC was set up to provide advisory services to affiliated trade associations, Government agencies and relevant professional bodies.
He said GITAC would bring together a comprehensive contact database of service providers and practitioners in the global trade, and a wealth of knowledge to share with patrons.
Mr Oduro-Antwi said GITAC consists of various sectors, including Trade, Financial Services, Hospitality, Engineering, Agro- Processing, Manufacturing, Import and Export Services, Information and Communication Technology, Education, Aviation, Shipping and Logistics.
He said the Chamber would provide consultancy to promote a close collaboration between research and policy formulation in the field of trade and investment and bring together global expertise to bear on trade.
Mr Oduro-Antwi said one of the most important ways to prepare for the future of any business endeavour was to learn the trade and or business activity through practical experience, and that, the Chamber will also provide training programmes for its members.
Dignitaries expected to attend the launch are the Indian High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr Birenda Singh Yadav, Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, Senior Minister, Mr Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Michael N. Oquaye, Ghana High Commissioner to India, Mr Yoofi Grant, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre and Mrs Janet Edna Nyame, Executive Director of the National Commission for Civic Education are expected to attend the launch.
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