Mar 05, 2013 at 5:34am
CEO of Citibank for Africa lauds government’s resolve to move Ghana to upper middle income class
The Chief Executive Officer of Citibank for Africa, Naveed Riaz has commended government for the plans it has put in place to effectively provide the needed infrastructure that are needed for the smooth take-off of major developments.
According to him, government’s determination to move the country from its present state to an upper middle income economy is very laudable and urged more investors to see Ghana as a thriving market in Africa.
The Chief Executive Officer of Citibank for Africa, Naveed Riaz made this remark when he called on him Vice President, Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur at the Flagstaff House in Accra.
Mr. Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur said government has over the years committed itself to boosting the confidence of the investment market and emphasized the need for Ghanaian entrepreneurs to take advantage of the numerous opportunities that government has created.
He therefore asked for domestic participation in public private participation in the financing of energy, roads and other critical sectors.
Citibank is a US-based bank with representative office in Ghana. The bank has had presence in Africa for over 50 years and operates in 16 countries in Africa.