Vice President Bawumia woos Silicon Valley Investors

The Government of President Nana Akufo-Addo is reviewing a series of regulations ruling a Information Communication Technology (ICT) zone in sequence to giveaway adult a innovative talent and capabilities of already existent and start-up companies.

The examination would, among other objectives, also aim to make it easier to enter and deposit in a zone in sequence to support a government’s enterprise to boost a use of ICT to solve rare Ghanaian challenges, while ensuring a suitable confidence assurances for users and investors.

“We are perplexing to build a new, fit Ghana. The universe is ceaselessly evolving, and this expansion is led by slicing corner technology. We know there are many gifted immature group and women in a ICT space, and supervision is looking during ways to make innovating and actualising earnest ideas easier,” a Vice President of a Republic, H.E. Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, announced during apart meetings with heading lights in Silicon Valley when he paid a 5 day operative revisit to a Valley from Apr 10, 2018.

The Vice President, together with some supervision officials and a care of 15 heading internal ICT firms, is on a revisit to a record heart of Silicon Valley, California, USA during that he will reason discussions with a Valley’s suspicion and record leaders to try a possibilities of building vital insight, decisions and partnerships with a perspective of assisting to raise a digitisation of a Ghanaian economy to pierce Ghana Beyond Aid.

Some of a companies visited embody General Electric, IBM, GreyLock Partners, AirBnB, SalesForce, Stanford SEED, and Linked IN.

Touting a Akufo-Addo Government’s integrity to make Ghana a many business-friendly nation in Africa, Vice President Bawumia urged tech investors and innovators to take advantage of a many rival advantages Ghana has including location, a fast macro-economic sourroundings and a vast pool of talent to set adult shop.

“We as a supervision wish to set a framework, a environment, afterwards pierce out of a approach so that we guys can do what we do best. Whether it is in health, education, agriculture, application use sustenance or wherever, we can come in and deposit and assistance us with a arrange of innovations that we can come adult with.”

The Vice President also called for partnerships between Ghanaian ICT firms and their Silicon hollow compatriots, insisting that Ghanaian talent was as good as any found anywhere in a world, if not better.

“The inland ICT firms are as good as any we can find anywhere in a world. Government is assured about that and we wish to inspire a internal ICT firms as most as probable to be really competitive,” he stated, adding “a partnership between we is expected to be of mutual advantage to all parties.”

The ICT leads concomitant a Vice President embody member from GHIPSS, Hubtel, BlueSpace Africa, DreamOval, Rancard, Nsano, ExpressPay, IBM, and Bsystems.

The rest are from IT Consortium, Trotro Tractor, General Electric, Callens Solution, Edel Technology Consult and a SoftTribe.

Also on a group was Deputy Minister of Communications and MP for Awutu Senya East, Hon George Nenyi Andah; Hon Mohammad Tijanni Habibu, Deputy Foreign Minister; Hon. Alex Tetteh Djornobuah, MP for Sefwi Akontonbra and member of a Parliamentary Select Committee on Education; and Hon Halidu Ali Maiga, Member of a Parliamentary Select Committee on Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs.

The Vice President returned to Accra on Saturday Apr 14, 2018.

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