Wed. Nov 30th, 2022

The Indian High Commissioner to Ghana, H.E Sugandh Rajaram is calling on Indian nationals owing businesses to come and do business in the area.

The ambassador made this call during his visit to the Yendi constituency yesterday, May 25, when tours with the MP for the area, Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama.

“He (the ambassador) positioned Yendi as conducive investment destination and extended invitation to the Indian Business Community to explore the areas of sustainable/mechanized agriculture, information, technology, industrialization and essential minerals in Yendi”, the MP’s communications team wrote.

Read the full statement below:

The Indian High Commissioner to Ghana, H.E Sugandh Rajaram yesterday, 25th May 2021, arrived in the traditional capital of Dagbon yesterday as a guest of the people of Yendi. This visit was a diplomatic move to strengthen ties between India and the people of Yendi.

The High Commissioner on his arrival with the MP of Yendi, Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama paid a courtesy call on Ya-Naa Abukari Mahama ll. At a short durbar held to host the high-profile diplomat at the Gbewa Palace, the High Commissioner gave the assurance that the Indian Government would help to address the challenges in the town particularly the Yendi Water Crisis and will work with the MP and the leaders of the town to improve the living conditions of the people.

H.E Sugandh Rajaram who was excited by the reception indicated his personal commitment to cooperations in potential investment areas between India and the people of Yendi. It can be recalled that the $30m Yendi Water Project is being funded by a facility from the Indian Exim Bank and being executed by WAPCOS, an Indian civil engineering/consultancy firm.

On the part of the MP, Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama , he welcomed and appreciated the High Commissioner for fulfilling his pledge to visit Yendi. MP also commended the Government and the good people of India for the Indian-Exim Bank facility for the Yendi Water Project and appealed to all stakeholders to fast-track the project that will be a great relief to his people.

Beyond the Water Project, he positioned Yendi as conducive investment destination and extended invitation to the Indian Business Community to explore the areas of sustainable/mechanized agriculture, information, technology, industrialization and essential minerals in Yendi.

In view of the fact that Yendi Water Project is a pressing concern for all, a short forum was also held between the High Commissioner and MCE, Assembly men, opinion leaders, and other dignitaries. A visit was also made to the project site of the Yendi Water Project.

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