Business News of 2014-04-23

Eastern Region Tops In Domestic Tourism'

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Julius Debrah has announced that, the region is leading in domestic tourism destination in the country and needed funding to develop them. He made it known at the 9th Okwahu Paragliding Festival on the Odwenanoma Mountain at Atibie, in the Kwahu South District. and further stated that paragliding has added to the country’s domestic tourism by enriching the local economy, generating income, reducing poverty and promoting national cohesion.
The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Agyare who was also at the launch,
also announced that a second paragliding festival would be organized in October this year, to portray the tourism potential in the area, while a paragliding training school would be established in the country to train local pilots.
Mrs Ofosu-Agyare noted that, there were a lot of islands on the Volta Lake in the Afram Plains and advised the Kwahu business community to take advantage to develop them into tourists attractions.
Source: frank owusu obimpeh
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