By D.I. Laary
Accra, April 18,
GNA - The Energy Media Group, producers of Energy Ghana magazine has called on
Deputy Minister of Energy Dr Mohammed Amin Adam to present copies of its
quarterly bulletin to the Ministry.
Dr Adam who expressed appreciation to the Energy Media Group (EMG) for the production of the bulletin on energy matters in the country described their visit as timely.
He pledged the Ministry’s support to enable local content, which he said was the topmost priority of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to be competitive on the turbulent global market.
In areas of partnership, he said, “the Ministry’s doors werw always opened” to the magazine producers for access of information to help them make compelling stories in their subsequent editions.
“There is the need for the energy sector to be marketed to the rest of the world of which the media, especially EMG cannot be left out,” Dr Adam said.
“Ghana has the best brains and what we need is to harness our fullest potential inclusively in every facet of our economy.
“The Government vision is to create the enabling business environment to help local enterprises grow,” he said, “to show this commitment, I personally subscribe to the magazine.”
Receiving the magazine on behalf the ministry was Chief Director of the Ministry of Energy, Professor Thomas Man Akabzaa.
Mr Henry Teinor, Chief Executive of EMG who made the presentation said the magazine contained various exciting topics that looked critically at the happenings in the country’s downstream, midstream and upstream energy sector policies.
“It contains topics like Ghana’s electricity policy since 1920: the plans, the promises and election cycle as well as whether Ghana is ready to handle oil spills are dealt by experts in the bulletin.”
The 60-page quarterly magazine made in-depth analysis into energy expectations of Ghanaians in the midst of chronic problems in the power sector.
“We are hoping that President Akufo-Addo will be powering Ghana adequately in 2017, while he takes the mantle of leadership,” Mr Teinor, who is also the Editor of the magazine, said.