The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources under the auspices of Hon. Samuel Abu Jinapor has showcased the various Mining Investment Opportunities of the Country at Ghana's Pavilion as part of Ghana's Participation in the World Expo 2020 Dubai, UAE.
Ghana Intergrated Iron and Steel Development Corporation (GIISDEC), Minerals Commission and Precious Minerals Marketing Company (PMMC) took their turns over the month of November, to market promising iron ore deposits in commercial quantity, processes to source quality precious minerals and Ghana's Mineral Resource Endowment respectively to countries and investors.
Technical Information presented, really projected Ghana as the best mining investment climate in Africa.
Hon. George Mireku Duker (MP), Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources on behalf of Sector Minister led B2B meetings with prospective Indian Chilean Investors on their quest to invest in Ghana on Saturday, November 21, 2021.
He assured the investors of a very credible "traceability system of Precious Minerals" sourced from Ghana, dispelling fears of fraud.
At the Climax, Hon. George Mireku Duker (MP) and Mr. Yofi Grant, CEO, Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) represented Ghana at the FIN Africa/UAE Trade and Investment Forum highly participated by some Ministers of States, CEOs, Business moguls etc.
At the forum, Hon. Duker clearly outlined the opportunites in the Sector ranging from _Gold Trading, Exploitation of Development Minerals, Base Metals, Developing the value chain of the exploitation of iron and bauxite deposits (Mining through refinery solution, Smelting, Finished Products), Mine Support Services._
He used the opportunity to reiterate the favourable fiscal and legislative framework governing mining in Ghana while stressing on government’s commitment towards value addition of Minerals mined in Ghana.
The seemingly interactive engagement throughout the period coupled with expression of interest shown by prospective investors to invest in Ghana and contacts made, Ghana's Mining Industry awaits another trajectory growth from 2022.
Gains made from the Expo will have a long way to contribute to the country’s economic development.
Hon. Duker was accompanied on the trip by Hon. Barbara Oteng Gyasi, Board Chairperson, Minerals Commission, Mr. Peter Awuah, Technical Director of Mines, Madam Shirley Kyei, Deputy CEO of Minerals Commission et al.