The Association of Ghana Industries has pledged its resolve to help the government find solutions to the current economic challenges.
At a meeting at the Jubilee House, the President of the Association, Dr. Humphrey Kwesi Ayim-Darke, said “we pledge our support that together we shall resolve the intended difficulties as we so find them.”
The meeting with the AGI formed part of stakeholder engagements, President Akufo-Addo has begun to solicit support and ideas to help revive the ailing economy.
Responding to the association, President Akufo-Addo expressed hope that the government’s pursuit of support from the International Monetary Fund will take shape.
“We are talking and hopefully concluding soon these important negotiations, which are going to have an important impact on the way forward for the Ghanaian economy in the months and immediate years ahead.”
As part of the stakeholder engagements, the President will also be meeting the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) and transport operators over expected increases in transport fares.
The Governor of the Central Bank, Dr. Ernest Addison also met all CEOs of commercial banks and forex bureaus earlier on Tuesday to address the continuous depreciation of the Ghana cedi.