The German government will support Ghana with an amount of five million Euros for the establishment of a new Center of Excellence for Technical and Vocational Training in Kumasi soon.
Over the past 60 years, the German government has supported the government of Ghana close to 1.5 billion euros under the Ghana-Germany Development Cooperation.
The German Ambassador to Ghana, His Excellency Mr Christoph Retziaff made these known in an interview with Emmanuel Akorli of Peace FM News today when the Majority Chief Whip and MP for Nsawam/Adoagyiri, Hon Frank Annoh-Dompreh paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Christoph Retziaff t at the German Embassy in Accra.
They discussed a wide range of issues such as Cooperation between Ghana and Germany in the field of technical and vocational training, waste to clean energy, green energy production as well as cooperation in the areas of Scholarship and University exchange programs and Circular migration.
His Excellency Mr Christoph Retziaff said the German government is taking steps to bring more German private investment to Ghana to help create jobs especially for the youth.
“Germany is looking forward for a renewed friendship between the Parliaments of Germany and Ghana when the German Parliament is reconstituted after federal election in Germany in September 2021,” Ambassador Christoph stated.
“The financial volume of development cooperation between Germany and Ghana has been tripled to 130 million Euros yearly,” the German Ambassador to Ghana told Peace FM News .
He praised Ghana for the great strides it has made in democratic governance and also commended Hon Frank Annoh-Dompreh for his hard work as a legislator.
Hon Frank Annoh-Dompreh said relations between Ghana and Germany over the past years is very satisfactory and added that the two countries can improve upon the cooperation between them for their mutual benefits.
The Majority Chief Whip hoped Ghana will tap the experience of Germany in the areas of technical and vocational education and training (T-VET) and waste to clean energy production for the development of the country .
Source: Emmanuel Akorli/Parliamentary Correspondent/Peace FM
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