March 5, 2024

Minister designate for Tourism, Arts and Culture Andrew Egyapa Mercer said in the wake of the brouhaha emanating from the passage and expected assent of the Anti-LGBTQ Bill passed by Parliament its implication is a difficult question to answer.

According to him despite his view on that Ghana’s culture is our culture, no matter what if someone is opposed to a certain lifestyle and what is important is the promotion of Ghana’s culture.

The Minister designate who was responding to questions at his vetting again indicated that though he had not fully assessed the impact, on the sector, the will definitely be some impact.

He furthermore stated that there are those who believe in that life and there are others who believe in the Ghanaian culture and find Ghana attractive place to visit and indicated that for him it is about how as a people we market Ghana and what we offer to the world.

Also, Ghana should promote domestic tourism, and when given the nod he would liaise with the Road Ministry for roads leading to tourism site to be worked on.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/