The second edition of the National Policy Summit was launched in Accra on Wednesday.

The summit is aimed at providing government Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) a platform to articulate policies and programs to targeted stakeholders as well as the general public has been launched in Accra.

The second summit which will take place from Aug.14-15 will focus on the trade and industry, according to Mustapha Abdul Hamid, Minister of Information, who said the summit will enable the government to enrich its policies.

He said the purposes of the policy summit are to bring stakeholders together to discuss especially the government’s flagship program which in its view will define the future of our country

“We do not assume as government that we know everything and even though we sat down and through the vision of the president we crafted these various initiatives, we believe that the Ghanaian people will also have ideas,” he said at the media launch of the event.

The ministry plans to hold at least four policy summits before the year ends to offer platforms to sector ministries to address stakeholders on their policy initiatives and planned programs.

The Minister of Trade and Industry Alan Kyerematen gave a teaser of what to expect at the summit.

He said the government has developed elaborate and ambitious program for its industrial transformation agenda in order to maximize job creation potential.

Source: Xinhua/

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