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In pictures: Graphic Business and Stanbic Bank Breakfast meeting on AfCTA

BY: Enoch Darfah Frimpong
In pictures: Graphic Business and Stanbic Bank Breakfast meeting on AfCTA
In pictures: Graphic Business and Stanbic Bank Breakfast meeting on AfCTA

The Graphic Business and Stanbic Bank held a Breakfast Meeting on Tuesday in Accra on AfCFTA.

The meeting was themed: “Leveraging AfCFTA. The critical success factors".

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen in keynote address for instance stated that the government has instituted several trade facilitation measures that will ensure that the Ghanaian private sector benefits from the numerous opportunities that the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreements present.

Related: AfCFTA: Gov't has ensured Ghanaian businesses gain

He said the measures including the reduction in the number of inspection bodies at the country's ports and border posts, as well as the simplification of customs procedures are all geared towards ensuring that Ghanaian businesses participate fully in the Single Continental Market.

The Graphic Business/Stanbic Bank Breakfast Meeting, is an initiative of the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL) and Stanbic Bank.

Below are more pictures from Tuesday's morning's event.

Pictures by: ESTHER ADJEI

 Dr Cornelius Adablah, Principal Consultant of Global Issues Consulting (GIC)

Mr Kwamina K. Asomaning, Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank Ghana, giving his opening remarks

Read also: Graphic Business/Stanbic Bank meeting

Graphic MD, Mr Ato Afful speaking at the event.

Dr Afua Asabea Asare, the Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA), delivering her speech

Mrs Emily Mburu-Ndoria, Director of Trade in services, Investment, Intellectual Property Rights and Digital Trade, AFCFTA, making a presentation at the meeting.

Mr James Dadzie, MD of Graphic Packaging (GPak), asking a question

Mr Ato Afful (2nd left), Managing Director of GCGL with Ms Comfort Ocran (extreme left), Executive Director of Springboard Road Show Foundation, Mr Peter Joy Sewornoo, Senior Advisor to the Secretary- General of AFCFTA Secretariat and Mr Paul Okech (right), Special Assistant to the Secretary- General of the Africa Trade applauding. Pictures by ESTHER ADJEI

Mr Ato Afful (right), Managing Director of GCGL with Mr Kwamina Asomaning (3rd right), Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank Ghana, Mrs Emily Mburu-Ndoria (middle), Director of Trade in services, Investment, Intellectual Property Rights and Digital Trade, AFCFTA, Dr Yaw Adu Gyamfi (3rd left), President of the Association of Ghana Industries and Mr Theophilus Yartey (left), Deputy Editor of the Daily Graphic.

Mr Jeff Kwame Gyasi (left), National Organiser of GUTA interacting with Mr Mawuko Afadzinu (middle), Head of Marketing at Stanbic Bank and  Mr Kwamina Asomaning (right), Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank Ghana after the meeting

Dr Edward O. Amporful, Chief Pharmacist of Cocoa Clinic

Mr William Kwasi Amoah Larbi, AMLA Foundation