|THE MOBLE PHONE ASSEMBLING POINT|
That, he said, would help accommodate the increasing number of youth seeking to acquire training in Information Communication Technology (ICT) programmes.
He said equipping as many youth with ICT skills would also help Ghana meet the change in new technological advancements.
Alhaji Sorogho made the call yesterday when he led a 20-member Parliamentary Select Committee on Trade Industry and Tourism to visit the rlg assembling point in Accra.
The visit was also to help the members of the committee acquaint themselves with some of the challenges facing the technological industry and how best the committee could help solve them.
He said with the continuous change in technological advancement, there was the need to get more of the youth to acquire ICT knowledge.
According to him, if Ghana was to appear on the charts as one of the most technologically advanced countries, then it was necessary that many more youths were enrolled in ICT centres to acquire the requisite knowledge and skills.
Alhaji Sorogho, who is also the Member of Parliament for Abokobi Madina, affirmed the government’s support to ensure the proper development of the private sector and ICT in general.
He applauded the effort of rlg Communications to equip and train the youth in the area of ICT.
|SOME OF THE YOUTH BEING ENGAGED IN THE TRAINING|
He also announced the construction of a Cyber City to assemble raw materials here in Ghana instead of importing them.
He said the Cyber City project when completed, would host a hospital, a software development centre, and a technological institute, among others, and employ 30,000 people.