A high-level delegation from the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Hunan Sub-council, has paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources to discuss ways the two countries can deepen bilateral relations and expand economic ties.
The delegation’s leader, Deputy Inspector, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade at the Hunan Sub-Council, Zhou Shengqiao, outlined ways China could collaborate with the Ministry to responsibly and sustainably harnessed the country’s natural resources.
Mining, healthcare and industrial growth were among the important areas addressed in the presentation.
In response, the Lands Minister, Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor, noted that the country’s relationship with China is strong and mutually beneficial, with notable achievements in trade, mineral and mining investments, education and social development.
“There is a strong people-to-people relationship between Ghana and China. There are a lot of Ghanaian citizens who travel to China for all kinds of businesses and there are Chinese citizens who travel to Ghana for all kinds of businesses,” he stated.
He also promised to pay a working visit to the Council’s headquarters as part of Ghana’s participation in the Beijing Mining Conference, which is set to take place in October 2023.
Irene Wirekoaa Osei, ISD