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Madam Catherine Afeku, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, has said, the music and creative arts, are lucrative industries and the government was ready to create the enabling environment for players to thrive and contribute their quota to national development.
The official launch of the programme took place on 7 August at the Coconut Grove Hotel in Accra, where it was announced that the education campaign will take place in conjunction with the Copyright Monitoring Team (CMT).
Government has been urged to dedicate a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to the development of arts and culture industry whiles the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has also been encouraged to serve as a patron for the arts and culture industry, as well as advocate its strategic investment potential.
A 30-member national planning committee has been inaugurated by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture to plan activities for this year’s National Festival of Arts & Culture (NAFAC) slated for November 16-24 in Koforidua.
The Minister of Tourism Arts and Culture, Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku, has officially opened the maiden edition of the Women in Tourism Summit in Accra, as part of efforts aimed at empowering women in the tourism sector.
The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku, has tasked Regional Managers of the Centres for National Culture to initiate innovative programmes that would publicise them positively to the public and make them financially viable.