Mr Edward Sarpong, Deputy Minister of Communications, has paid a working visit to the Head Office of Vodafone in Accra to familiarize himself with its operations.
The Deputy Minister also toured the Vodafone’s Network Operating Centre, where monitoring of the company’s network takes place, the Call Centre, and the Technology Unit at Takyi Plaza, Spintex
Mr Sarpong commended Vodafone for its massive expansion within the market and its immense contribution to the economy.
He said the Ministry would work to address the challenges confronting the industry, especially with regard to some of the regulations.
He said, the Ministry would engage with the Police Service, National Security and the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development to solve the problem of fibre cutting.
Mr Sarpong commended Vodafone for employing more Ghanaian workers, especially women, saying that, it was an indication that the telecom operator was interested in transforming and transferring skills and knowledge to Ghanaians.
Mr Harris Broumidis, Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Ghana, said the Ministry and Vodafone shared a common vision, which was helping in moving the business forward.
“It is always a good point to interact, because it is all for the good of the economy and customers’’, he said. GNA