NPA Boss engages Ghanaian Counterpart on bilateral port Relations

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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.

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