Ghana Chinese Commerce celebrates anniversary

The Ghana Chinese Chamber of Commerce has celebrated its 20th anniversary in Accra with a call for continued bilateral trade relations.

Mr Zhou Youbin, the Charge d’ affaires of the Chinese Embassy, said the Chinese dream is for the people to pursue happiness and this could be possible if Ghana is prosperous and all ethnic groups are living in harmony.

He noted that as the backbone of Chinese community in the country with rich human resources, strong economic activities, a wide range of business members are effective strength to realize the dream of overseas Chinese.

Mr Zhou said the GCCC has promoted the economic development and social prosperity of the Ghana.

He said the Commerce has educated and guided its members to respect the legal rights of local labours, realize management localisation, offer local job opportunities and train large number of Ghanaian professionals and technical personnel.

Mr Zhou said the GCCC has completed Ntunkum community Primary School and donated chairs to Kwabenya Community Library.

He said GCCC would continue to interact with the local people and encourage overseas Chinese in Ghana to integrate into the Ghanaian society and change their closed social network.

Mr Zhou said China and Africa are implementing projects under “461” China-Africa cooperation framework.

He said his country is also engaged in the construction of a motorway, high-speed railway and regional aviation.

Mr Su Yue-Hua, Chairman of GCCC, said the relationship between the two countries is promoting the business of all Chinese entities and serving their common interests with great sense of social responsibility.

He said as GCCC celebrates 20 years of its existence in the country, the Chinese community would commit itself to upholding the unity among its nationals.

Mr Su said the Chamber would continue to advice its local people and guide them to operate legitimate businesses and protect the interest of Chinese investments.

“We are also dedicated to promote friendship among… members, strengthen communication and cooperation among Chinese… and promote Chinese investment.” GNA

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