Tourism minister calls on Ga Chiefs

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Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Elizabeth

Ofosu-Adjare, has paid a courtesy call on the chiefs of Ga Traditional

Council as part of preparation towards the ‘2015 Homofest’.

As part of measures to promote domestic tourism, the ministry last

year launched ‘Homofest’ to create awareness among the indigenes,

while promoting their food, artefacts, dance and music.

The festival is also part of the ministry’s ‘Explore Ghana’ project,

which seeks to enhance the participation of the citizenry in the

tourism, culture andcreative arts sector.

The delegation which was led by Mrs Ofosu-Adjare and accompanied by

the Deputy Greater Accra Regional Minister, Mr Isaac Djangmah

Vanderpuye, and the Deputy Minister of Chieftaincy and Traditional

Affairs, Mr Effah Baafi, was to formally inform the council of this

year’s event and solicit their input and support.

The minister expressed gratitude to the chiefs for their support

during the maiden edition, which was a success.

Vice Chairman of the Ga Traditional Council and La Mantse, Nii Kpobi

Tettey Tsuru III, welcomed the idea from delegationand urged the

minister to help develop the Dodowa forest since it is a potential

tourist attraction site in the region.

Source: Daily Guide

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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