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We’ll build an economy that works for every Ghanaian – Ofori-Atta

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Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister, has underlined the government’s unswerving determination to build an economy that works for every Ghanaian and that, the NPP administration would go the extra mile to create that economic environment, which would allow everybody to thrive.

The Finance Minister was speaking on THE POINT OF VIEW with Bernard Koku Avle on Citi TV .

 “Assessing the growth, jobs and prosperity agenda”, was the theme chosen for the interview.

It provided the platform for policy makers, business leaders, civil society organizations, chiefs and other stakeholders to discuss key national policies to deepen understanding and provide feedback to the government.

 According to him,the government is seeking measures to promote social accountability and transparency.

 Mr. Ofori-Atta rated their performance in the past 18 months as impressive, and said they had restored the health of the economy – put it on the right path of growth”.

 He made reference to the reduction of debt to growth domestic growth (GDP) ratio – from 9.3 percent to 5.9 percent, decline in inflation and other growth indicators and said it was amazing that so much could be achieved within the relatively short period.

He pledged to continue to stick to prudent management of things – maintain financial discipline and control spending to sustain the gains.

He expressed confidence that the vision of putting Ghana beyond aid could be within reach.

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