The Chamber on August 15, 2019, hosted the visiting Governor of Mississippi, Phil Bryant and his trade delegation for a Dinner Reception in Accra. The event was to allow the Governor to meet with AmCham Ghana Executives and business leaders for a discussion on possible business collaborations.
Governor Bryant is in Ghana to expand and promote trade and investment opportunities between Mississippi and Ghana. During his remarks, he said, a lot of investors based in Mississipi are interested in doing business in Ghana, the reason for which he is in the country to build an economic and investment bridge to facilitate future trade.
AmCham Ghana President, Joe Mensah, welcomed the Governor and his delegation. He shared with them some activities that the Chamber was engaged in and assured the Governor that Ghana is the best place to do business on the continent.
The Governor also visited AmCham member, Strategic Security Systems Limited, a solar panel assembly plant in Kpone in the Greater Accra Region, where he saw first-hand the positive effects of U.S. Government’s engagement in facilitating bilateral trade and investment ties under the Power Africa program through the U.S. Trade and Development Agency.
Also present at the event were, Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Ghana Embassy, Christopher J. Lamora, USAID Ghana Deputy Chief of Mission, Steven E. Hendrix, Consular Section Chief at the U.S. Ghana Embassy, Jayne Howell, and other Mission officers.