By Frank Amponsah
According to the President reports of maltreatment of Ghanaians in Qatar are becoming alarming and as a government, it is much more concern with such matters and hence will see to it that such acts are stopped.
The President made these remarks when he interacted with the Ambassadors of Austria H. E. Werner Senfer and Quartar to Ghana when they presented their credentials to him.
Nana Akufo-Addo who welcomed the Ambassadors to their new portfolios indicated that, it is everybody’s hope that the mutual relations existing between the countries and Ghana will be enhanced that in the past.
He said, his government has begun an intense program for economic and industrial development that enable it reposition Ghana’s economy to a more appreciable level, and hope that the two countries will participate in contributing to the growth of the Ghanaian economy.
President Akufo – Addo pointed out that Ghana is seeking to develop rapidly, so as to push the issues of poverty away, hence the need to build workable relations with countries like Austria to be able to build a better county for their citizens. he said.
On his part, Ambassadors of Austria to Ghana, H. E. Werner Senfer said, Austrian government is also ready to contribute largely to the economic growth of Ghana and that his government is ready to offer some loans to Ghana in that regard.
According to him, Austrian government is awaiting expression of interest from their Ghanaian counterparts so as to begin the processes of releasing funds for the loans his government is willing to offer.
He said, the stable democracy, strong civil society, growing private sector economy in Ghana is something that Australia is attracted to and promised that with the economic foundation laid by Ghanaian governments, Austria will work and extend its relations much better with Ghana.