The establishment of the Malaysian-Ghana Friendship Association(MAGHAFA) will open up opportunities for Malaysian business to invest in Ghana, according to official Malaysian news agency. according to Ghana’s High commissioner to Malaysia.
Benjamin Clement Eghan said "The idea to set up the association came upon the realisation that people-to-people relationship is crucial to establish friendly relationship and hence open up opportunities for Malaysians to invest in Ghana,". He said.
the association will also enhance friendly relations between both countries.
Ghana and Malaysia have long standing good relaytionship since the time of independence and this friendship offers good opportunity for both countries to strengthen it.
According to the high commissioner, Malaysian information technology (IT) and software companies had undertaken major contracts in Ghana and appeal to them to help develop the roads and railways as the country had been rated as one of the top three countries in building them.
"Over the last three years, Silverlake System Sdn Bhd, HeiTech Padu Bhd and DataMicron Systems Sdn Bhd have helped develop our IT sector." he said.
Ghana exports vegetable fat, processed food, cocoa paste and crude rubber with, Cocoa being major export to the Asian giant.