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SPANISH AMBASSADOR PAYS A COURTESY CALL ON MINISTER FOR FINANCE

Accra, March 22, 2017 – The Spanish Ambassador to Ghana, María Jesús Alonso Jiménez has paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Finance, Hon Ken Ofori-Atta. She was accompanied by Celia Perez Ibanez, Head of Economic and Commercial office of the Spanish Embassy.
 
Hon Ken Ofori-Atta while commending Spain for the many years of bilateral cooperation noted that development cooperation between the two countries was on the decline and asked them to step up their development cooperation for the mutual benefit of the two countries.
 
He said Ghana presently needed foreign partners to push the government development agenda forward, hence, government is implementing measures to stabilize the economy for growth and job creation.
 
Currently, Spain is supporting Ghana with two main projects i.e. Water Supply Project and Construction of Steel Bridges in the Central, Eastern, Northern and Volta Regions.
 
Ambassador Alonso Jiménez agreed on the need to increase trade and development cooperation between the two countries and pledged to facilitate high level bilateral meetings between the two governments to push this agenda forward. END

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