The Turkish Ambassador to Ghana, Her Excellency Ozlem Ergun Uluesen has paid a working visit to the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Awal.
According to her the purpose of her visit forms part of an already existing bilateral relationship between the two countries to explore opportunities of mutual benefit in the tourism industry.
H.E. Ozlem Ergun Uluesen, made the call during her visit to the Tourism Minister Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, at his office where she indicated that the Turkish government intends to collaborate with the Government of Ghana through the Tourism Ministry to explore tourism related opportunities for socio cultural and economic benefits of both countries.
She stressed that Ghana has an immense opportunity in the area of tourism, arts and culture that necessitated her maiden engagement with the Ghana’s Tourism Minister, to explore opportunities in the sector.
H.E. Ozlem Ergun Uluesen said globally countries were now diversifying their economies and the tourism sector had been widely viewed as an alternative game changer.
She used the occasion to commend Dr. Awal, for the warm courtesy extended to her and her delegation and further wished him well in his new portfolio.
On his part, Dr. Awal, expressed his commitment and that of His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo’s administration to collaborate with the Turkish government to explore areas of mutual benefit in the tourism and Culture landscape in Ghana for the well-meaning of the two countries.
According to him, the initiative would undoubtedly have the tendency to turn the economic fortunes of the two countries and also create employment opportunities for the teeming youth in the Tourism, Arts and Culture industry in Ghana.
Dr. Awal, congratulated the Turkish Ambassador and the Turkish government for its desire to collaborate with Ghana in the area of Tourism, Arts and Culture.
The Turkish Ambassador to Ghana, was accompanied by her Executive Secretary, Mrs. Seyda Nur Ergun.