Ghana Build International Trade exhibition opens on 19 November

Accra, Nov. 14, GNA – The Ghana Build
International Trade exhibition Fair will take place from 19 to 21 November 2018
to champion the development needs of the ‘Built Environment in Ghana’ by
bringing together international manufacturing companies and investors from
around the world.

Organised by a Freight Forwarding company,
Esty Shipping Company Limited, in collaboration with the Ghana Embassy in
Turkey, the exhibition aims at forging a closer collaboration among business
partners and also boost infrastructural development in Ghana.

A statement by the organisers said the
Exhibition would draw over hundred manufacturing companies and exhibitors from
across Africa and Europe, notably Turkey, United Kingdom, South Africa, and
Nigeria, among others.

“This is to bring closer collaboration and to
strengthen partnership within the Business Community here in Ghana. This in our
estimation will help to boost our infrastructural development,” the statement
said.

“It has been observed that Infrastructure is
critical to sustainable community development, our future well-being and the
day-to-day lives of every individual. The infrastructure we are building today
will shape tomorrow’s communities,” the statement added.

This year’s Exhibition will witness over 108
Exhibitors from Turkey, South Africa, Nigeria and United Kingdom.

It is expected that over 5,000 visitors
comprising investors, Business Community’s, Diplomats, Contractors,
Professionals in the Built Environment, High Powered Government Delegation,
Manufacturers of Building Materials, Manufacturers of Heavy duty Mining and
Construction Equipment will throng to the fair.

On display will be new Construction Methods,
Innovations and Technologies for adaptation, using foreign expertise but local
wisdom.

The three day Trade Exhibition is geared
towards fostering partnership and synergy between the Government of Ghana and
the Government of Turkey through the Private Sector in the implementation of
good policies and initiatives that inure to the benefit of the people of both
countries.

The exhibition is under the auspices of the
Trade Ministry, Ministry of Work and Housing as well as the Ghana Chamber of
Commerce.

Dignitaries to grace the occasion are the
Works and Housing Minister, Atta Akyea, Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry,
Carlos Ahenkorah, the President of the Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry,
Nana Dr. Appeagyei Dankawoso I, and Professor Nene Emmanuel Martey, Chairman of
Ghana Chamber of Construction Industry.

Among the activities are Business to Business
(B2B), Technical Seminar, Trade Exhibition, and Match making sessions.

GNA

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