The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has indicated government’s effort to introduce electronic visa to ease the acquisition of Ghanaian visas in the diaspora.
He made this known, when he met with members of Ghana Chamber of Commerce in New York as part of his official visit to the United States of America.
He also took the opportunity to bring to speed government’s activities that are focused on making Ghana a business friendly environment especially with the use of technology.
He mentioned introduction of paperless system at the port and a mobile app that has made transactions at the port seamless and cost of doing business there cheaper.
The Mobile Money Interoperability that the increased the cashless system.
Digital Property Address System, digital land registration, the Ghana card by the National Identification Authority, drones to deliver essential medical supplies were all mentioned in his remarks.
The Vice President also touted Ghana’s economic success in recent times, decrease of government’s deficit, reduction of interest rate, trade in balance has been brought down, increase in international reserves and all these have increased Ghana’s international sovereign rating.
He assured the business community, Ghana is peaceful in the sub-region and the rule of law works. So their investments are safe due to the rigorous application of the law, and encouraged the business community to seriously consider investing back home.