In his welcome remarks, the Deputy Minister, Hon. Charles Owiredu, alluded to the good relations Ghana and Austria shared, and expressed the hope that the two countries would work together to further strengthen these ties.
According to the Honorary Consul, Mr. Gehard Horvath, the purpose of his visit was to discuss investment opportunities between Ghana and Austria. The Honorary Consul, himself, further indicated that he had access to a network of businesses in Austria, which would be interested in investing in Ghana.
The Hon. Deputy Minister welcomed the idea of bringing Austrian investors to Ghana. He also expressed the hope that, through Mr. Horvath, Ghana and Austria would be able to exchange ideas for their mutual benefit and, to speed up Ghana’s journey towards industrialization.
In closing, the Honorary Consul assured of his commitment to attract Austrian investors to Ghana. The Deputy Minister also gave the assurance that the Ministry would avail itself of the necessary assistance in facilitating his work as Ghana’s Hon. Consul to Austria.