President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appealed to the US government to invest in the railway infrastructure in Ghana.
According to the president, the development of the sector has become necessary because there is a needs to meet the growing transportation demand of the country.
This appeal was made when the President met with a bipartisan congressional delegation at the Jubilee House today 26 August 2022.
Addressing the delegation, the president said “we are looking for a major American investment, and I am particularly excited about the possibility of attracting American investment in our rail infrastructure. It is an important development for us”.
“The colonial powers left us with a limited but efficient railway infrastructure in the country. Unfortunately, instead of building on it, and expanding on it, we are now allowed it to deteriorate” President Akufo-Addo added.
The President encouraged the US government to invest in the sector as there is opportunity for growth and development in the country.
“We are now embarked on a very extensive programme of expanding and developing our rail infrastructure and we think that there is space there for American investment” President Akufo-Addo said.
The president extolled the capabilities of the United States in the railway sector and assured of Ghana readiness to work with America Investors to expand the infrastructure in the country to boost transportation.