The Speaker of Parliament, Rev. Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye, has disclosed that Ghana’s public sector will adopt the discipline attitude of China in the discharge of duties for effective delivery.
He emphasised that Ghana will continue to work closely with China for the development of some sectors of the economy.
Making a submission on the statement of the China Ambassador, Prof. Oquaye reiterated that Parliament has decided to shift away from a spending institution to a finance-generating institution.
He stated that “the board of the Parliamentary service has taken a decision to look at investment areas. China can help parliament with these areas to perform better. We will be glad if our young parliamentarians who form the Ghana-China Friendship Association in Parliament (GCFAP) will work to invite China investors to Parliament in helping to strengthen the institution, and avoid depending on the government for support “.
The Speaker of Parliament revealed that the first African country to enter into China at the diplomatic level was Ghana, and the first African country to receive China same, was Ghana.
Prof. Oquaye told the delegation that Ghana’s public sector will adopt the discipline attitude of China in the discharge of duties for effective delivery.
On the building of the new chamber of Parliament and the renovation of existing structures, prof. Oquaye hinted that the Parliamentary service is looking forward to award the contract to China contractors.
“We want to develop a parliamentary enclave that will be well identified and constructed. Our government is so committed that he has already released funds to the initial project (expansion of Parliament) and we are looking forward for your support”. He ended.