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France to increase investments in Ghana – Manuel Valls

Relying on the sustained stability of Ghana, France has said French businesses are ready to increase their investments in all sectors of the Ghana’s economy.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls who was on a visit told President John Darmani Mahama that Ghana was stable, peaceful and had an enabling environment that could attract fresh investments.

He said this when he called on President Mahama at the Flagstaff House, Kanda, as part of his two-day official visit to Ghana.

The Prime Minister, who is in the country, would among other issues cement some of the relations and cooperation that had been initiated in the past and explore fresh avenues of investments in the country and the entire West African coast.

He said Ghana had distinguished herself in all spheres of development and France was delighted to be associated with their onward march to further the development especially in the areas of transport and engineering.

Responding, President Mahama commended the French government for the confidence reposed in Ghana adding; “we have over the years derived maximum benefits from our relations with France.”

He cited a water project in the Brong Ahafo Region, where over 300,000 people were accessing and enjoying potable water provided by the French government.