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Business News of Friday, 27 January 2006

Source: GNA

Swedish trade delegation visits Ghana

Accra, Jan. 27, GNA - The Swedish Secretary of State, Mr Lars-Olof Lindgren will arrive in Ghana on Monday, January 30,this year at the head of Swedish Government and business delegation for a four-day official visit.

A statement issued in Accra on Friday by the Ministry of Trade and Industry and signed by Mr Kodua Edjekumhene, Communication and Public Affairs Officer of the Ministry said whilst in the country, the Secretary of State would hold bilateral talks with the Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Alan Kyerematen.

It said various agencies, including the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of Private Sector Development and PSI, Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Association of Ghana Industries would make presentations on business opportunities in Ghana at a business seminar. The statement said various Swedish companies would also make presentations about their companies and business opportunities in Sweden.

Mr Lindgren will pay courtesy calls on the Ministers of Private Sector Development, and Finance and Economic Planning and will also call on the Foreign Affairs Minister, Nana Akufo-Addo during which they would hold a joint press conference.