Trade and Industry 10 factories ready for commissioning in the next couple of months: Coordinator

Scheduled for June, the commissioning will be done as part of the official launch of the “One District One Factory” programme.

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The National Coordinator of the “One District One Factory” programme has said 10 factories will be ready for commissioning in the “next couple of months.”

Scheduled for June, the commissioning will be done as part of the official launch of the “One District One Factory” programme.

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Speaking to the media on Thursday, Gifty Ohene Konadu, said: “10 factories will be ready for commissioning as part of the project over the next couple of months. We have scheduled June for these exercises. By all indications, the President will commission them as part of our official launch of the programme.”

She said the programme has pledges and interest to the tune of 3 billion dollars, saying they are pledges made by both local and foreign investors.

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“The interest has so far generated investment pledges and commitments, to the tune of $3 billion. These are pledges made from local and foreign investors,” she said.

 “We have also started receiving inquiries about our work. On the average, we have about 30 inquiries a week on what we have to offer as to what roles entities and individuals can play in order to benefit from it,” she added.

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