The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, has said the government will soon start a number of projects to make the city of Accra highly competitive to other cities around the world.
Mr Asomah-Cheremeh said the plan forms part of the Urban Renewal Projects by the government.
Speaking at the meet-the-press series in Accra on Wednesday, 11 September 2019, he said the ministry has already started discussing this plan with some stakeholders.
He mentioned that: “The Ministry, in consultation with other stakeholders, is consolidating the facilitation of the government’s vision to put the nation’s capital city on a competitive pedestal comparable to emerging major cities in the world.
“In line with this, the ministry has facilitated the surveying and acquisition of appropriate legal interest in various land areas earmarked for these transformational projects.
“These include Marine Drive Tourism Project, Energy City Project, Greater Accra Site for Industrial Enclave and Urban Renewal Project; National Cathedral Project, Redevelopment of Kumasi Sector 18, Redevelopment of Sekondi-Takoradi Beach Road, and other Urban Redevelopment.”