Tue. Apr 13th, 2021

The German ambassador to Ghana, Mr Christoph Retzlaff in a conversation with the speaker of the 8th Parliament, Hon. Alban Bagbin disclosed that the German multinational conglomerate, Siemens will start operating in Ghana soon.

The Ambassador assured the house of his country’s continuing support for the youth in Ghana in creating more and educational opportunities.

On the 30th of March 2021, they launched the first Healthcare Summit and Trade Fair Ghana – Germany. The summit geared towards connecting the Ghanaian and German healthcare industries for potentials partnerships. Participants of this virtual summit were able to explore business opportunities and to build sustainable partnerships to improve the cooperation between the Ghanaian and German healthcare sector.

Interestingly, these are not the first of its’ kind. Germany had a deal with Ghana to open its very assembling plant in Ghana. Last year, President Akufo-Addo unveiled the first batch of vehicles assembled in the country by the giant German automobile, Volkswagen.

And now, Siemens is also coming. Yesterday, the conglomerate signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Ghana and will soon commence business in the country. In presence, aside from the main Speaker, Hon. Alban Bagbin were the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Andrew Amoako Asiamah, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa and others.

Siemens AG is a German multinational conglomerate company with its headquarter in Munich. Incredibly, it has the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices overseas. As of April 1, 2021, it has a stock price of €140.80.

It was founded on October 1, 1847, in Berlin, Germany. Currently, its subsidiaries include Siemens Healthineers, Siemens Mobility, Gamesa Corporacion Technologica, Mendix, Mentor Graphics, Siemens PLM Software, Fluence, Siemens Financial Services, and many more.

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