Start something before retirement—Kyerematen – BusinessGhana
Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Alan Kyeremanten, said that a job cannot be bequeathed to family or children as an inheritance and furthermore urged workers to develop an entrepreneurial spirit before retirement.
“At least make an effort to do something on your own. The truth is, we’ll all be working for other people our whole lives, working for the government and thinking it’s the end of the world,” he said. -he declares.
Keeping in mind that the task of succeeding in entrepreneurship would be herculean, he said the government is providing an institutional support mechanism through the establishment of Business Resource Centers (BRCs) across the country.
Mr. Kyeremanten also called on the Ministry of Finance to work with the Bank of Ghana to provide a loan guarantee scheme that will provide liquidity to banks to support Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).
“So we all know that the lifeblood of every business is money. So again, I’m going to use that platform, yes, I’m in government. But I’m appealing to government to me- even and my financial work together,” he added.
The minister made the remarks when he launched the nationwide BRC which is a one-stop district-level business support center designed to provide business development services (BDS) to new and emerging entrepreneurs and businesses. existing.
The centres, which also serve as a finance and investment facilitation center and information repository, were established by the Ministry of Trade and Industry under the Rural Enterprise Program with funding from the Bank African Development Bank and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).