Bawumia pledges tax incentives and e-Visa policy for artistes and tourists

Industry News Bawumia pledges tax incentives and e-Visa policy for artistes and tourists
FEB 8, 2024 LISTEN

In a groundbreaking address yesterday, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, the presidential candidate of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), outlined his vision for Ghana's next chapter, focusing on selfless leadership and bold solutions for the future. The speech covered pivotal sectors such as tourism, sports, and creative arts.

Tourism and Creative Arts
Addressing a diverse audience, Dr. Bawumia emphasized his commitment to fostering economic growth through policies tailored to boost the tourism, creative arts, and sports industries. "Ladies and Gentlemen, I will have a major focus on policies, tax, and other incentives to increase private and public investment in tourism, creative arts, and sports for more job creation," he declared.

Building on Success: The Year of Return and Beyond

Dr. Bawumia highlighted his intent to build on the success of initiatives like the Year of Return and Beyond the Return, recognizing their significant impact on attracting the global community to Ghana. He unveiled plans to introduce additional initiatives, including digital and streaming platforms for artists, transforming tourism and creative arts into growth poles for the nation.

Empowering Artists: Tax Incentives and E-Visa Policy

To empower local talent, the presidential candidate announced tax incentives for film producers and musicians. These incentives aim to stimulate creativity and further enhance Ghana's cultural footprint on the international stage. Dr. Bawumia also revealed a game-changing strategy to boost tourism and job creation: the implementation of an e-visa policy for all international visitors. This streamlined process, subject to rigorous security and criminal checks, will enable visas to be obtained in a matter of minutes.

A Vision for the Future
In his closing remarks, Dr. Bawumia reiterated his dedication to fostering selfless leadership, asserting that his administration would be at the forefront of driving Ghana towards a prosperous and innovative future. The outlined policies and initiatives underscore his commitment to not only sustaining the nation's current successes but also propelling it into new heights in the global arena. As the election season unfolds, the electorate eagerly anticipates further details on Dr. Bawumia's comprehensive vision for Ghana's future.

Attractive Mustapha Nii Okai Inusah
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