Italian Business Community Set to Launch in Ghana

The Italian Business Association Community in Ghana is set to launch its Chapter in Accra on Wednesday 16th March, 2016 at the La Villa Boutique Hotel in Osu, Accra at 6:30pm.

According to the Vice President of the Italian Business Association of Ghana (IBAG), Mr. Nii Amaa Ollennu, the association is aimed at creating the platform for cultural, economic and trading opportunities between Italy and Ghana.

He added that the association which is open to companies and individuals without nationality restrictions is registered and incorporated on 16th June 2015, adding that the event would be use to outdoor the association's constitution as well as its aims and objectives.

Mr. Nii Amaa Ollennu outlined that the association aims at Organizing focus interviews, events, workshops and seminars on specific sectors of the economy by bringing experts to the table, Facilitate business-oriented capacity building programs for members to enable them advance in their various business endeavours.

"We are also focused on Advisory services for Ghanaian companies with business interest in Italy as well as Italian companies that are planning to invest in Ghana by sharing local knowledge of the territory acquired over the years to help new investors understand the Ghanaian/Italian market.; Creating cultural exchanges between Italy and Ghana; Undertaking various projects/activities as part of IBAG's social responsibilities".

BAG which is a non-profit, non-political and non-religious association and supports free expression of views and opinions will collaborate with other associations/Chambers of commerce; to become the voice of the business community in dealing with government institutions and bodies as well as networking and lobbying. Mr. Ollennu stressed.

We call on all who desire to invest, build and strengthen business relationships with Italian companies in Ghana and Italy to join the association to help attain strong business connections, Mr. Nii Amaa Ollennu mentioned.

The event is expected to be attended by representatives from government agencies such as ministers, chief directors, diplomats and business associates.

Source: All Africa