The Minister for Transport Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, has said, the Government of Ghana acknowledges that its continued support to the aviation sector is fundamentally crucial for the sector to maintain high safety standards and sustainable growth in line with its vision to make Ghana an Aviation hub within the West African sub-region and beyond.
In addition, Ghana continues to enhance its safety... Readmore
Mrs. Anita Adjei Nmashie, Ghana’s Permanent representative to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will be representing Ghana on the ICAO Council for a three-year term, following Ghana’s election to the Council.
The election took place at the 41st ICAO Triennial Assembly in Montreal, Canada. Ghana received an overwhelming majority votes from Member States in a... Readmore
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and the Maritime Organisation of West and Central Africa (MOWCA) have agreed on a Joint Action Plan to promote maritime security, safe, efficient and environment friendly shipping.
The Joint Action Plan, which was agreed upon at IMO headquarters in London on Thursday, had Kitack Lim, IMO Secretary General, Dr. Paul Adaljkwu, MOWCA Secretary General... Readmore
The Minister for Transport, Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah has revealed, Ghana has developed its 3rd Strategy for road safety management dubbed the National Road Safety Strategy IV (2021- 2030). This Strategy, he noted was in line with the United Nation’s (UN) 2nd Decade of Action for Road Safety which has the ultimate goal of reducing fatalities and injuries by 50 percent by the end of... Readmore
Health infrastructure, the Minister for Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah has said, is an essential component of the health delivery system, therefore health infrastructure investment provided a crucial opportunity for the achievement of universal health coverage and development goals. It was in this view; government was prioritizing the development and enhancement of Ghana’s health care... Readmore
The Minister for Transport, Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, has announced the Sunyani Airport suitable for use after concluding his last inspection tour with a team of experts from the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL), the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the Ghana Air Force.
The Minister mentioned that there would be test runs to guarantee the runway and other facilities to ensure... Readmore
Hon. Frederick Obeng Adom, a Deputy Minister for Transport has said, the Ministry of Transport is committed to providing the needed support and facilitate an enabling environment for the fight against human trafficking. He stated the doors of the Ministry were opened to receive information and provide the needed advice on such matters.
He noted the Ministry together with its two... Readmore
His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo has commissioned the first batch of 45 VDL buses out of 100 for the Metro Mass Transit Limited (MMTL) calling on staff to use and maintain the buses to make them last longer.
“The arrival of these buses marks a new dawn for public transport. You are to enhance public transportation as well as monitoring the usage of the buses and adopting... Readmore
The Minister for Transport, hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah has said, government has placed premium on tackling challenges confronting the youth and fixing the challenge of youth unemployment, has been one of its primary concerns.
This, he stated, was critical because the youth formed the majority of the population of the country and government could not sit aloof without proffering solutions to... Readmore
The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has commissioned the Phase 1 of the rehabilitated Sunyani Airport for use by the traveling public.
The President was elated that, after 5 years of closure, the Sunyani Airport has seen its Phase 1 being completed and commissioned. He mentioned that the processes to kick start the Phase 2 was underway and that Government was not going to delay... Readmore
The Minister for Transport, Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, has said, Ghana and Denmark have a long-standing relationship which has transitioned into strategic partnerships of key sectors within the Ghanaian economy including Maritime transport.
He stated, the first phase of the relationship focused on the establishment of an e-navigation platform, enhancement of maritime safety and the... Readmore
A Deputy Minister for Transport hon. Hassan Tampuli has charged the Governing Board of Directors of the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) to plan, develop, manage and maintain all airports and aerodromes to making Kotoka International Airport as the destination of choice for travelers.
Hon Tampuli said Government had undertaken major infrastructural facelifts at various airports in the... Readmore
The Divisional Senior Vice President of Emirates Airlines, Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, in charge of International Affairs, has led a delegation from the Country Office of the airline to pay a courtesy call on the Transport Minister as part of his working visit to Ghana.
The Minister for Transport, hon. Kwaku Ofori Asaimah welcoming the team, noted he was happy how the Airline has conducted itself... Readmore
The Minister for Transport, hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, has said the overall objective of Regionalization is to promote regional co-operation in the maritime industry focusing on training to ensure sustained growth and development. `
He said, the survival of economies to a large extent depends on the efficiency and effectiveness of maritime transport, therefore, they had to pave a way... Readmore
The Minister for Transport, Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, has charged Experts of the Maritime Organization of West and Central Africa (MOWCA) to bring their expertise to bear on how to improve the Maritime sector in the West and Central Africa, which was important to the sustainability and survival of the Maritime industry.
According to him, the key focus of MOWCA that strengthens the purpose of... Readmore
A Deputy Minister for Transport, hon. Frederick Obeng Adom, has said Inland water transport was a key component of an integrated, multi-modal link to providing cost-effective transportation for socio-economic development of many communities around the Volta Lake and long-distant transportation of bulk wet and dry cargoes in Ghana.
He said the Volta Lake was the largest man-made lake in the... Readmore
The Minister for Transport, Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah has charged the National Road Safety Authority, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority and the Motor Traffic and Transport Department of the Ghana Police Service and other stakeholders to join efforts to fight the menace of road traffic crashes and casualties in the country.
Launching the Nationwide “Stay Alive Road Safety... Readmore
The Minster for transport, Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah has said the Ministry of Transport was ready to work with the South African Government to improve air transport between the two countries.
In a bilateral discussion with the South African High Commissioner, the Minister said, it had become necessary that air transport is improved to the satisfaction of passengers.
He added that, both... Readmore
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