Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Presents

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Ghana Investment Week Dubai provides a platform for like-minded entrepreneurs and business people to share valuable insights, have engaging discussions, and establish key connections. It will cover a wide variety of cutting-edge topics, keeping the pulse on today’s business world. Start exploring and sign-up now to join our community of businesses from Ghana and the United Arab Emirates.

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Ghana is well established as one of Africa’s most developed countries with a stable democracy and sustained economic growth.


According to data from the World Bank, Ghana with a GDP of US$ 68.5 billion is the second largest economy in West Africa. While navigating the global health pandemic the World bank again has projected a decent average growth of 5.1 percent for the West African Country.


Ghana is resource rich and rated as Africa’s number one producer of Gold, number two producer of Cocoa and also produces significant amounts of Oil, bauxite, manganese and other minerals.


Beyond its natural resources, Ghana is a fast-developing market with world-class industries in the ICT, Manufacturing, Mining, Energy, Agriculture and financial services sectors is an appealing location for businesses seeking easy access to the enormous African market, talent, innovators, entrepreneurs, and partners.


In recent times the nation has taken strides to advance its industrialization through the nations ten-point industrialization agenda, and presently pursuing a path of economic resilience and transformation through the Ghana Covid 19 Alleviation and Revitalization of Enterprises (CARES) program which targets strategic industries such as manufacturing, agriculture, ICT and Infrastructure development.


As the country pursues the industrial revolution, deliberate efforts are being made to seek out partnerships and linkages that will aid in the realization of industrial development.


Ghana business forum, which will be held in Dubai, will provide a platform for investors and businessmen from Ghana and Dubai to meet and explore viable, profitable business and investment opportunities. Similarly, the event will provide an opportunity for both countries to strengthen trade and investment ties, as well as explore new bilateral treaties that will benefit various sectors of their economies.

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8:00 AM
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10:30 AM
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10:50 AM
10:55 AM
11:10 AM
11:15 AM
11:20 AM
11:30 AM
11:50 AM
12:00 PM
12:30 PM


Arrival of Guest & Media
Registration & Reception

Panel Discussion 1 :

Opportunities In Ghana’s Manufacturing & Tourism Sectors:

• Dr. Michael A. Oquaye Jnr,  CEO, Ghana Free Zones Authority
• Dr. Afua Asabea Asare, CEO, Ghana Export Promotion Authority
• Mr. Akwasi Agyeman, CEO, Ghana Tourism Authority
• Mr. Charles Gassoub, Vice President - Africa, Agility Africa

Moderator: Dr. Ashraf Mahate, Chief Economist - Trade and Export Market Development,

Dubai Industries & Exports

Panel Discussion 2 :

Opportunities In Ghana’s Energy, Sanitation And Housing Sector:

• Hon. Cecilia Dapaah, Minister, Ministry, Sanitation and Water Resources Energy
• Hon. Andrew Egyapa Mercer (DHM), Dep. Minister, Ministry of Energy
• Hon. Abdulai Abanga, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Works and Housing
• Karim El-Jisr , Chief Sustainability Officer , Diamond Developers , The Sustainable City, Dubai, UAE

Moderator: Dr. Ashraf Mahate, Chief Economist - Trade and Export Market Development,

Dubai Industries & Exports

Networking Break

The National Anthem : United Arab Emirates & Republic Of Ghana

Welcome Address

His Excellency Alhaji Ahmed Ramadan – Ambassador, Ghana Embassy to the UAE

Presentation Ghana: Limitless Opportunities
Mr. Yofi Grant –  CEO, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre


His Excellency Abdullah Mohammed Al Mazrui

Chairman, Federation Of UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Honorable Alan Kyerematen  – Minister For Trade And Industry, Ghana

Keynote Remarks  
His Excellency Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi –  Minister Of State For Foreign Trade And Minister In Charge Of Talent Attraction And Retention, Ministry Of Economy, UAE

MOU Signing Ceremony
Introduction Of The President
Honorable Shirley Ayorkor Botchway
Minister For Foreign Affairs And Regional Integration, Ghana
Keynote Remarks & Fireside Chat
His Excellency Nana Akufo-addo – The President Of Republic Of Ghana
​Hala Bou Alwan, Entrepreneur, TV Presenter – Dubai TV, Financial & Cyber Crimes Expert
Closing Remarks
Walid Hareb Alfalahi – CEO, UAE Trade Center

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Event Venue:

Jafza One Convention Center

Jebel Ali Free Zone Jafza One Building No. 1 - Dubai,UAE

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Tel: +971 4 554 2020