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I will focus on job creation – Egyapa Mercer

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Ministerial-designate for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Andrew Egyapa Mercer, has pledged to uphold government investment in the tourism sector to create more job opportunities.

Before the Appointments Committee of Parliament on Tuesday, March 5, Mr. Mercer highlighted the significant potential of the tourism industry in job creation, which could help address the nation’s growing unemployment challenges.

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He referenced initiatives like the Year of Return as examples of how tourism can attract investments to Ghana.

“So I will ensure that the government makes the right investments already a lot has been done in terms of the project, product and the marketing of the Year of Return for example December in Ghana is created huge jobs but a lot more has to be done, and it will be my responsibility then to ensure the right investments in the sector are done to ensure job creation,” he said.

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While acknowledging the government’s efforts in this regard, Mercer stressed the need for further action to benefit the Ghanaian people.

He affirmed his commitment to bringing new ideas to the ministry and advocated for increased collaboration with the private sector to advance the nation’s tourism agenda.

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