According to him, although the country has made significant strides improving socio-economic indicators, the ability to deal with corrupt practices will enable the country gain investor confidence to enhance economic growth.
President Mahama made these remarks when he addressed a Ghana Mauritius Business forum as part of a three-day working visit to the country.
He said, “Ghana is a beacon of democracy, strong, political stability and effective government since the 1992 constitution. We’ve held six successful elections with two peaceful transfers of power between different political parties. We are
“Commitment to fiscal discipline is there and we have a high-rising middle class estimated at above 40% of the total population.”
He noted that Ghana has attained a number of the millennium development goals.
“The evidence of successful poverty reduction is clear to see and income levels of Ghanaians are rising. Ghana has scored well on all measures of human development and it’s one of the countries in Africa that have attained the most in the millennium development goals.”
“Our efforts continue to diversify the Ghanaian economy and this provides a lot of opportunities for investment, especially the agenda for transformation which is the medium framework vision which was presented to Parliament recently, and the objective of this is to move Ghana into a more value added economy and a more diversified economy,” President Mahama added.