The German Ambassador to Ghana, Christoph Retzlaff has said Germany is focused on investment and creation of jobs in Ghana.
Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show he said trade, investment and creating jobs is at the core of German-Ghana cooperation.
“The main force right now is on investment and jobs in Ghana, I mention that trade, especially investment creating jobs is at the core of our cooperation with Ghana right now and to give some concrete example, and just in February we had the big German African Business Submit here in Accra,” he said.
The Ambassador also applauded Ghana democracy, describing it as a beacon of stability in the sub-Saharan Africa region.
“I think Ghana can be proud of its achievements with regards to democracy. Ghana is one of the stable countries in African since 1992 Ghana has had five peaceful elections, there is a strong democracy credential in this country which I fully trust would hold in 2020 election,” he said.
Christoph Retzlaff also said he is hoping that the German car manufacturer Volkswagen vehicle assembly plant in Ghana would be running by the end of this year.
Last year Christoph Retzlaff hinted at a possible increase in the number of German companies to operate in Ghana.
He said operationalization of German companies in Ghana will be the beginning of a bilateral relationship between Ghana and Germany which contribute significantly to the country’s development and achievement of the Ghana Beyond Aid vision of the Akufo-Addo government.