Ghana signs Double Taxation Agreement with Mauritius

The Government of Ghana has signed a Double Taxation Avoidance agreement (DTA) with the Government of Mauritius, on Saturday 11th March 2017.

The countries have also set up a Ghana-Mauritius Permanent Joint Commission on Bilateral Cooperation, to facilitate trade between the two countries. Ghana and Mauritius have agreed to collaborate on an Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement to better channel investment into each other’s country, possibly via Special Investment Zones.

Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Minister, Hon Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, signed the agreement on behalf of Ghana, while Hon Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade signed on behalf of Mauritius.

Speaking at a joint press conference after the signing ceremony, Ghana’s Vice President, Dr Alhaji Bawumia, explained that the agreements form part of Ghana’s quest for greater cooperation with the rest of the world, especially Africa, in order to boost trade.

Source: Peace Fm Online