By Cecil Mensah
The Chairman of the Ghana Chinese Chamber of Commerce (GCCC), Mr Su Yue-Hua, has urged all Chinese living in the country to uphold unity and abide by the laws of the country in all their dealings.
He urged them to operate legitimate businesses, to protect the interest of Chinese investments in the country.
He called on them to assist their compatriots, who encounter difficulties living in the country.
Mr Yue-Hua made this call at the twentieth anniversary celebrations of the establishment of the Chinese chamber in Accra.
“We dedicated to promoting friendship among all members, strengthen communication and cooperation and promote Chinese investment in the country”, he said.
To achieve this, he said the chamber established a website for sharing information, as well as the publication of the Guidance Book for Chinese Investment in the country for all Chinese people who are doing legitimate business.
We should give high importance to our advocacy, that all Chinese practice deep respect and truly appreciate local customs, learn local culture, and actively integrate into the local communities by helping the vulnerable in order to contribute to the economic and social development of the country he noted
He explained that with the support from the former and the current Chinese Ambassadors in the country, the chamber in collaboration with many influential public servants will organize a gala event for all Chinese living in the country.
He took the opportunity to express the chamber’s heartfelt gratitude to the overseas Chinese Affairs office of the State Council of The People’s Republic of China as well as the Embassy and the Government of Ghana.
He said since the establishment of the chamber in July, 1994 as a Non-Governmental Organization and a non-profit organization is to promote businesses of all Chinese in the country.
The early days the main job of the chamber was to unite and offer mutual assistance to Chinese in the country but with the number of members increasing more extensive functions and roles has been added.