General News of Thursday, 8 November 2018Source: 3news.com1D1F Policy: No one interested in U/E Region yet, Kyerematen revealsplay videoMinister of Trade and Industry, Alan KyeramatenMinister of Trade and Industry Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen says the Upper East Region is yet to benefit from government’s 1-District, 1-Factory initiative. According to him, Ashanti Region has 13 projects in the offing, Greater Accra Region has 22, Brong Ahafo 13, eight are in the Central Region, 14 in Eastern Region, six in the Northern Region and one each in the Western, Volta, and Upper West Region. “We do not have any project on record from Upper East [Region].”Mr. Kyerematen noted that some of the projects have commenced operations, with others under construction and yet to commence. Asked why the Upper East Region has no factory, the Minister said investors ought to express interest in a region of their choice for the districts within that region to get a factory. He said new policy measures would be introduced effective Thursday, November 15 to give buyers the confidence of genuine textile fabric.
Source: GhanaWeb November 08, 2018 12:04 UTC