From left to right. Kusum Appiah, Board member and Administrator for Ghana Cares, Alyscious Adjetey Board Member of GDCL, Kwadwo Baah Agyemang CEO of GDCL and Bernard Ocran, Deputy Director-National Communications Authority (NCA).
A POWERFUL delegation from Ghana is set to showcase the country’s vast business potentials and also pursue opportunities for bilateral trade and investments in Sweden.
The Investment Promotion Mission to Finland, Denmark and Sweden are expected to create the avenue for Ghana’s delegation to showcase what the country can offer to potential investors.
The delegation is made up of the Ghana Digital Centers Limited (GDCL), led by its hard working Chief Executive Officer, Kwadwo Baah Agyemang and other members of its Board.
Also representing Ghana in Sweden currently are some topnotch officials from the Ministry of Communication and Digitalization. Their short stay would surely benefit the country.
The delegation has already visited the Ericsson Headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, to familiarize themselves on their activities and to also explore business avenues between the two outfits.
The Ghana delegation also met and networked with some selected senior government officials, captains of industry, and potential investors in the three countries.
Delegates were offered the opportunity to pitch bankable projects to potentially yield partnerships and investments in respective countries.
Speaking to the media after the meeting with Ericsson, Hon Baah Agyemang remarked that ‘our meeting was to see how Ericsson can work with the digital center redevelopment project.
This project, he revealed will commence in November to see the state of the art innovation center being sponsored by MTN’.
Mikael Halen, Government and Industry Relations Manager-Ericsson with Hon Kwadwo Baah Agyemang, CEO of GDCL and another staff of Ericsson in a pose during the visit
On his part, Mikael Halen, Government and Industry Relations Manager-Ericsson said his outfit welcomes the delegation and the potential to build partnerships.
Doing a power point presentation, the Ericsson representative took the Ghanaian officials through the projects and projections of Ericsson
He hoped that the prospects emanating from their discussion with the Ghanaian delegation, especially from GDCL would yield benefits for the two outfits.
Ericsson’s contribution in Ghana started in 1996 via a liaison office before the company was formally registered as Ericsson AB Ghana Branch in January 2008.
Current employee headcount for Ericsson Ghana is 78.
Ericsson Ghana is an associate member of Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications and continues to engage industry players, Regulator, Telecom Service Providers for solutions towards Ghana’s digitalization drive.
Ericsson stands to enable the full value of connectivity for service providers with more expertise in networks, cloud software and services technologies as well as new businesses and enterprise wireless.
By Michael Ofosu-Afriyie