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Germany has pledged to help enhance technical education and Energy provision in Ghana. 

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German Chancellor, Angela Merkel

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German Chancellor, Angela Merkel revealed this after holding a closed-door talk with President John Dramani Mahama, who is currently on a state visit in Germany hoping to strengthen the relationship with the European powerhouse

According to the Chancellor, the two key areas were part of the closed-door discussion which includes issues affecting the Africa continent as a whole.
Merkel said Germany is prepared to support the young oil-producing country in various sectors.

“For Ghana it is providing electricity and electricity supplies which is of the greatest importance and we have been talking about making contribution towards developing renewable energy,” she said at a joint press conference. “We value the partnership with Ghana and it is a friendly one.”

She added: “Ghana is a good democracy and good partner in West Africa. Our tides in the field of development cooperation are very close and we will also cooperate closely in the economic spheres.”
 

On his part, President Mahama who expressed gratitude to the Chancellor for the invitation explained how necessary it is for Ghana to collaborate with Germany in enhancing technical education and Energy provision.

“On the bilateral corporation level we have strong corporation in the area of energy and renewable power and KFW is financing several projects in Ghana in the way of energy. We are working with KFW to increase the power we get from solar energy into Ghana’s transmission grid,” he said.

President Mahama further indicated that Ghana is a lower income country, he was expressed that the country is progressing into a middle income status “and we are seeing a strong demand for skilled professionals in terms of technical experience and so we want to see how vocational and technical training can be strengthened in order that we are able to produce more middle level manpower.” 

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