Some executives of the Events Vendors Association of Ghana (EVAG) on Tuesday paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Awal at the Ministry.
Speaking at the meeting, team leader and President of the Association, Kate Hassan expressed her profound gratitude for the opportunity to meet the minister after his appointment by President Akufo-Addo.
According to her, the purpose of the visit is to welcome him officially on behalf of the Association and also introduce the existence of the Association to him and their readiness to work hand in hand with them to build a better event industry.
She also explained how EVAG has played a significant role in supporting the Event industry since its inauguration three years ago and the plans and activities the association is working on in order to help enhance the sector.
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Also, Head of Communications of EVAG, Richard Abbey added that, the time has come for a proper collaboration with the Ministry to regulate the Events space.
On his part, Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Awal was very pleased with the executives for their visit and expressed his readiness to work with them to promote social domestic events while adhering to the Covid-19 protocols.
He added that the Ministry and the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) is putting plans in place to provide skills training for EVAG members
The EVAG entourage to the meeting included kate Hassan (President), Cee Cudjo (Vice President), Richard Abbey ( Head of Communications) and Richmond Hagan ( Head of Media Relations).