The Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) and the Ghana Union Traders Association (GUTA), in the Western Region have agreed to enhance their collaboration in promoting the activities of traders in the Region.
This was agreed at a meeting between the Takoradi Branch of the GSA and the leadership of GUTA in the Western Region held on the 16th of May, 2023 at the Regional Office of GUTA in Kwesimintim, Takoradi.
The meeting formed part of stakeholder engagement by the Takoradi Branch of the Authority in the Western Region. The objective of the engagement was to discuss challenges faced by various shippers with the aim of finding common solutions and promoting the interest of traders across the Western Region.
Addressing the meeting, the Head of the Takoradi Branch of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority, Mrs. Agnes Asamoah Duku, reaffirmed the Authority’s commitment to support traders in the Region with relevant information on trade and transport logistics operations. He called on the Leadership of GUTA to take active part in the sensitization programs and the quarterly shipper committee meetings organized by the GSA in the Region.
On his part, the Chairman of GUTA in the Western Region, Mr. Paa Payne expressed his gratitude to the GSA for engaging with GUTA in the Region. He called on the Authority to continue its good works for the benefit of shippers in the Region.
The engagement resulted in a firm commitment by GUTA to have representation of its various affiliates on the Western Regional Shipper Committee.
The Branch gave out some souvenirs and information materials (Shipping Review and Brochures) to GUTA for distribution to their members.