Suzuki, a very well known player in the Automotive Industry, has commissioned its first locally assembled swift vehicle, right here in Ghana.
The ceremony was graced by Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor, Caretaker Minister for Trade and Industry. In his company was the Deputy Minister in charge of Industry – Hon. Michael Okyere-Baafi, the Chief Director among others.
In a speech by Hon. Jinapor he hinted that government is working with its development partners and industry players to develop and introduce vehicle financing schemes to make locally assembled vehicles affordable.
Also, the newly inaugurated Ghana Automotive Industry Development Council, made up of stakeholders in the industry, is expected to sustain the long-term development of the industry; and the Automotive Development Centre, which serves as the Secretariat of the Council, will provide Policy Support, Vehicle Financing, Investment and Customs Facilitation, Training and Skills Development, Vehicle Testing and Certification as well as a Showroom for exhibiting locally assembled vehicles.
Compiled by Communications and Advocacy Team, MOTI