The National Port Authority Managing Director Hon. Bill Twehway and his counterpart Michael Luguje of the port of Ghana & Harbour have held strategic meetings aimed at consummating bilateral deals to foster port developments within the two countries. A statement released Sunday by the NPA said.
The Government to Government ( G to G) bilateral port meeting Ghanian is part of H.E Dr. George M Weah’s wish to underpin the challenges associated with import and export so that trade can be enhanced within the west African and International Harbours.
“A way forward in championing regional cooperation in the port industries as well as information sharing and mutual consent to pen an MOU on ports relations were key topical Issues that witnessed a faithful end of the meeting,” the statement said.
The bilateral talk was also followed by a site seeing and exploring visit to the port of Tema with Foreign Minister D Maxwell Kemayan who formed part of the meeting.
According to the statement, Mr. Twehway is credited for rallying his colleagues at the 2019 West African Ports and Rails Evolution in Lagos, when he served as one of the high platform panelists and emphasized the importance of a competitive port operations from an African investment perspective.
As part of his vision for port development, MD Twehway always found pleasure in implementing monumental projects by his participation in sisterly port meetings and site visit at other ports.
The Accra bilateral port development meeting was held at the time Liberia is making progressive move towards the construction of the first Inland Port in Ganta, Nimba County.
Meanwhile, a memorandum of Understanding to ensure the full implementation of matters from the meeting is expected to be officially inked in the days ahead.