Mr Ralph Mupita, CEO and President, MTN Group, says the company is commitment to Ghana’s digital agenda as well as government’s initiatives to drive rural financial inclusion and support for businesses under the ‘Ghana Cares’ initiative.
In a press release to the Ghana News Agency B, Mr. Mupita commended government on its efforts to digitalise various sectors of the economy when he paid a courtesy on Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia at the Jubilee House as part of his three-day working visit to Ghana.
Mr. Mupita shared updates on steps they had taken to align their strategy with the national agenda to create a shared value, adding that, they intended to construct an ICT Hub to commemorate their 25th anniversary celebrations.
“We are committed to supporting Ghana’s QR code project and other digital initiatives such as the fight against cyber-attacks and the development of Women in ICT” he noted.
He said MTN Ghana was committed to complete its localisation drive of 12.5% for Scancom Plc by end of 2021 and the sale of 30% shares in Mobile Money Limited by January 2022.
The Group CEO and his team of executives also called on the South African High Commissioner to Ghana and former President John Agyekum Kufuor as well as the Minister of Communication and Digitalisation and the Minister of Finance, among others.