The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has called on stakeholders within the mining sector to partner with government in building a sustainable, viable and environmentally prudent mining industry in Ghana.

According to him, the vision of President Nana Akufo-Addo was the creation of a viable, sustainable and environmentally prudent mining industry for Ghana.

He said a strong working relationship between Government and the various stakeholders in the sector will help to make the mining industry become a tool for national development rather than obstacle.

Mr Jinapor made the call when he paid a working visit to AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mine on Wednesday, Morning, March 24, 2021.

He reiterated that Mr Akufo-Addo had given him a clear vision and marching order which is the building of a viable, sustainable and environmentally prudent mining industry for Ghana.

He went to outline what was required in the partnership to make the President’s vision a reality.

Touching on his visit to AngloGold Ashanti, he noted that he found it necessary to have a first-hand knowledge about the workings of the company.

He pledged to ensure a conducive working environment for the various players in the industry to ensure that they contribute immensely to the development of Ghana.

Mr Jinapor is on a two-day working visit to the Ashanti Region.

Story by:Kwaku Stephen

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