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As part of the activities marking Ghana’s 65th Independence Day celebration, the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture in partnership with the Grow, Unite, and Build Africa (GUBA) Enterprise held the "invest in Central Region" forum to hoist awareness on the vast unexploited investment opportunities in the region. The event took place on the 1st of March, 2022 at the Amissah Arthur Language Center of the University of Cape Coast.

He chairman for the occasion was Osabarima Nana kwesi Atta II, Paramount chief of Oguaa traditional area. Also present were Ministers of state, other traditional leaders, heads of departments, and representatives from the private sector and diaspora.

In an address, the Central Regional Minister, Hon. Justina Marigold Assan, highlighted the need to develop initiatives to make the region attractive to prospective investors, both home and abroad to ensure the its sustainable development.

On his part, the Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), Mr. Yoofi Grant expressed his displeasure on the inefficient use of the countless resources in the region for the advantage and well-being of the people.

Executive Director for the Pan-African Historical Theatre Project (PANAFEST), Rabbi Kohain Halevi also urged all Diasporians to show interest in the various investment opportunities of the region.

A presentation dubbed “the investment opportunities of Central Region” was made by Mr. David Akoto Mintah, Head of ICT, CEDECOM to throw more light on the investment potentials of the region. The Central Region Development Commission (CEDECOM), exists to promote the sustainable development of the Central Region through partnership with the Private Sector and Development Partners, Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as well as Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) for Agriculture, Natural Resource and Rural Development, Investment Promotion and Enterprise Development, Integrated Tourism Development, Communication and Information Management.