President Mahama has?stressed?on the need for more investments in infrastructure for Africa.?
Speaking at the special Africa-Japan TICAD roundtable discussion at the ongoing World?Economic Forum?in Davos chaired by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Mahama mentioned that Ghana?s engagement with Japan is because Japan has the technology and the investment to fix the infrastructure constraint the country is faced with.
He said: ?infrastructure is a constraint that is why the engagement with Japan is even more interesting because Japan has the technology and investment and we are willing to partner with both the Japanese government and the private sector to ensure that they fix the infrastructure.?
He was optimistic that the right environment for conducive trade and investment will be created.
?We recognise the challenges we have and the obligations we have as nation states to create the environment that makes it conducive for trade and investment to take place,? he added.
In his opinion, most of the projects that have been discussed would enhance the integration process.?
The discussion is a follow-up on the June 2013 Tokyo International?Conference?on African Development which brought together?African leaders, ministers, heads of international organizations and?business leaders.