The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has sign a cooperation agreement with the City of Cape Town in South Africa to explore cultural, economic and social links that could benefit trade and industry, facilitate job creation and investment as well as promote excellence and innovation.
The agreement hopes to establish a co-operative relationship in accordance with prevailing laws, policies and regulations of each country in the areas of trade and investment, financial management ,tourism, manufacturing, urban infrastructure development, governance and capacity building; and arts and culture.
The two cities per the agreement commit themselves to create integrated and sustainable relationships with each other, in which expertise, research, and best practices would be shared.
Mohammed Adjei Sowah and Alderman Patricia De Lille, Mayors of Accra and Cape Town respectively signed the agreement on behalf of their cities .
The two cities are also expected to work together to strengthen existing and potential alliance, ventures and opportunities, create the needed cohesive and practical programs to support the realisation of these potential alliances, ventures and opportunities.
The agreement is also the expected to facilitate the exchange of applicable knowledge in various areas to improve the lives of its people.
Source: AMA (PR Unit)
Last modified: February 8, 2018