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    THE GHANAIAN COMMISSIONER FOR FINANCE, BRIGADIER A.A. AFRIFA, HAS BEEN TOURING FACTORIES IN ACCRA. THE?

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    BRIGADIER AFRIFA TOURING FACTORIES.




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    Background: THE GHANAIAN COMMISSIONER FOR FINANCE, BRIGADIER A.A. AFRIFA, HAS BEEN TOURING FACTORIES IN ACCRA. THE BRIGADIER, WHO IS A MEMBER OF THE RULING NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, VISITED SOME FACTORIES LAST WEEK. HIS FIRST CALL WAS TO ATICO LIMITED, A FACTORY PRODUCING A WIDE RANGE OF GOODS PLASTICS TO PERFUMES. THE MANAGING DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY, MR. S.O. ATIEMO CONDUCTED BRIGADIER AFRIFA ON A TOUR OF THE FACTORY. THE COMMISSIONER FOR FINANCE SAW SOME OF THE FINISHED PRODUCTS, INCLUDING INSECTICIDES AND COSMETICS BEFORE VISITING THE FACTORY'S OWN PRINTING WORKS. HE ALSO VISITED THE RAW MATERIALS DEPARTMENT AND FASHION FACTORY.

    AT THE END OF HIS TOUR THE BRIGADIER HEARD A SHORT ADDRESS BY MR. AMADI, THE MANAGING DIRECTOR'S SECRETARY. THE SECRETARY, ON BEHALF OF THE COMPANY, ASSURED BRIGADIER AFRIFA THAT GHANAIAN TRADERS WOULD COMPETE KEENLY WITH FOREIGN TRADERS AND APPEALED TO THE GOVERNMENT TO HELP INDIGENEOUS GHANAIAN CONCERSN TO GET CREDIT FACILITIES TO PROMOTE THEIR BUSINESS.

    AT THE FACTORY OF METROPOLITAN INDUSTRIES, BRIGADIER AFRIFA WAS RECEIVED AND SHOWN ROUND BY THE MANAGING DIRECTOR, MR. P.K.K. QUAIDOO. THE COMMISSIONER FOR FINANCE WATCHED THE MANUFACTURE OF SHIRTS. WITH A LABOUR FORCE OF 130, THE FACTORY PRODUCES 1,000 SHIRTS DAILY, AS WELL AS UNDERWEAR GARMENTS.

    MR. QUAIDOO APPEALED TO THE GOVERNMENT TO GIVE GHANAIAN ENTERPRISE A TAX HOLIDAY OF AT LEAST TWO YEARS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACPI3ERX1QSE5PNVWNKZC3KTIT
    Media URN:
    VLVACPI3ERX1QSE5PNVWNKZC3KTIT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:14:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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