Libraries to be made conducive to attract youth – Authority

Koforidua, Dec 2,
GNA – The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Library (GhLA), Mr Hayford
Siaw, has claimed just one of the Authority’s essential objective for 2019 is to make certain
library areas are more and inviting for young persons.

This, he said shaped
portion of the factors why GhLA declared 2019 as the “year of reading” to the
fascination in looking through, which the Authority aims at achieving via
guidance from companions and staff.

Mr Siaw stated this at
the inauguration of the renovated Japanese Regional Children’s Library in

The children’s’
library is envisioned to ensure that children who frequented the facility had been
treated with new paintings and art functions, with new furniture furnished at
children’s corner stocked with toys, 
photographs and guides for young children at the pre-college level and previously mentioned.

The library been given
2,725 new textbooks donated by Book Support Intercontinental, a United Kingdom based mostly
organisation, which supports libraries in Africa and close to the with

Mr Siaw indicated
that the children’s corner at the library would help them in expertise
acquisition and make them adapt to the library strategy at the early stage of

The Japanese Regional
Librarian, Mr Evans Korletey-Teye, explained library as the very best location for youngsters
during their leisure time and that it was sensible for dad and mom to entrust
their wards to libraries, specially during vacations.

“I know each and every
little one would like to be related with this facility due to the elevation and
transformation that has taken place listed here,” he extra.           

He commended E-book
Assist International and the volunteers from RELX for their donation and education
presented to Liberians at the children’s library.

The Chief Govt
Officer, Guide Support International, Ms Allison Tweed explained her outfit was
appreciative to be aspect of the launch of the initial children’s corner in Ghana.

She urged the
kids to browse and make good use of the library, “because the library was a
location to get much more expertise and understanding”.

A Representative
from United Kingdom RELX Group, Ms Yvonne Phillips, reported they experienced arrive to provide
the neighborhood by painting, shelving publications and instructing the youngsters.


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Take advantage of conducive environment to transform industrial sector – Minister

Accra, Sept.
10, GNA –
Trade and Field , Mr Alan Kyeremanten has urged the personal
to choose advantage of the present atmosphere to renovate the
industrial sector in Ghana.

Addressing the
opening session of the Ghana Industrial Summit and Exhibition 2019 on Tuesday,
Mr Kyeremanten reported govt in the past handful of a long time did every little thing to make certain
that all the fundamentals essential to spur aggressive progress this kind of as
macro-financial stability and fiscal incentives ended up in position.

He claimed the
numerous initiatives and incentives by the governing administration were being aimed at generating an
ecosystem, exactly where corporations could thrive, introducing that it was an interesting time
for marketplace.

Nevertheless, Mr
Kyerematen reported ensuring a aggressive industrial sector was a joint duty
of governing administration and the personal sector and recommended the non-public sector to locate
methods of participating the authorities pertaining to the implementation of the different

“Identify the
gaps and tell the govt to take the acceptable actions,” he claimed, and
urged the private sector to audit the current fiscal incentives to allow them
just take edge.

The Minister
reported authorities was also using actions to enrich obtain to finance by way of the
Ghana Exim Financial institution and in the process of refocusing the functions of the National
Financial investment Lender to turn into and industrial financial institution.

There is also
operate on industrial infrastructure such as land banking companies, when various programmes
and agreements ended up in position to increase entry to marketplaces within the West
Africa sub-area and past.

Mr Kyeremanten
known as on personal sector to undertake cutting-edge technology to boost functions
and efficiency.

Dr Yaw Adu
Gyamfi, the President of Affiliation of Ghana Industries (AGI), mentioned small business
thrived on guidelines, networking and sharing of ideas and ordeals.

He reported the
projections that intra-African trade less than the Continental Cost-free Trade would
have greater from 15 for every cent to 52 per cent by 2020, implied even bigger market
and stiffer competition.

He called on
Government to quicken its pace on the Industrial Transformation Agenda through
dedicated insurance policies and inventiveness to bolster expansion of the Ghanaian economic system,
which was vital to strengthening regional market.

He stated any
energy by Government to build community business will have to go together with increasing the
country’s macro-financial fundamentals, trade facilitation and infrastructural
deficits or else Ghana risked dropping the gains in strengthening field.

Dr Adu Gyamfi
claimed: “While we operate in the direction of enhancing community creation potential, the parts of
comparative benefit that we have as a state must be our instant concentration.”

He said salt
output, aluminium chain, oil and gasoline, and prescription drugs were being several places
worthy of thinking of, adding that, from yrs of practice, the Ghanaian pharmaceutical
solutions had been most chosen brand names in the sub-location.

He reported science
and technology ended up also critical motorists for the country’s competitiveness and
accelerated industrial advancement, introducing that admittedly, the state experienced not
leveraged technological innovation and applied sciences sufficiently to boost

Dr Adu Gyamfi
mentioned it was essential that the nation absolutely integrated know-how and utilized
sciences into industrial processes, including that the regular and anticipations
of sector in the modern-day entire world were becoming driven by level of competition confronted from the
worldwide financial state.

He mentioned there
was the will need to rethink how enterprise was finished day-to-day to be certain alignment with
tendencies in technological know-how in get to continue to be relevant to the worldwide economy.

Mr Yofi Grant,
Main Executive of the Ghana Expenditure Marketing Centre, urged regional
firms to sign-up with the Centre to be able to profit from the
incentives on provide.

He also termed
on them to check out partnerships to permit them improve their firms.

The three-working day
Summit organised by the AGI and the Volta River Authority is on the theme:
“Strengthening Ghanaian Industries for Worldwide Competitiveness.”