Minister of Communications Benjamin Aggrey-ntim of Ghana

Speaking at the 12th Ministerial Meeting of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XII) in Accra on the topic: Ā“Harnessing knowledge and technology for developmentĀ”, Dr Aggrey-Ntim said creative partnerships for research and development are equally important in bridging the gap.
Aggrey-Ntim said governments in developing countries have an obligation to inject the requisite capital to establish and upgrade their telecommunications networks and to enhance the capacities of universities and training centres.
Benjamin Aggrey-Ntim has said that the National Communications Authority lack the requisite equipment and gadgets to monitor service providers to deliver quality mobile Telecommunications System in the country.
common legislation across the networks and jurisdictions.
Aggrey-Ntim said the facility would be managed on an open access model so that competitively and without discrimination all service providers would have unimpeded access.
Aggrey-Ntim said government was concerned about the even spread of development across the country that would impact positively on the lives of the people.
Aggrey-Ntim said attention was equally being paid to the delivery of utilities to the peri-urban Areas in the Greater Accra Region.
But Aggrey-Ntim is certain Ghana's progress in infrastructure development so far will speed efforts to complete its e-governance program and the establishment of community information centers in all the 230 political constituencies of the country.