MCCA signs MoU on bilateral cooperation with Ghanaian counterpart

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The Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (MCCAA) and the Ghana Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on bilateral cooperation.

The MCCAA and the Ghana FDA have a shared goal, that of increased well-being of consumers with the overall aim of improving quality of life in society.

This MoU will provide a formal framework for cooperation between the two authorities.

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Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection Clayton Bartolo and Parliamentary Secretary for Consumer Protection and Public Cleansing Deo Debattista signs MOU between the MCCAA and the Ghana Food and Drugs Authority
Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection Clayton Bartolo and Parliamentary Secretary for Consumer Protection and Public Cleansing Deo Debattista signs MOU between the MCCAA and the Ghana Food and Drugs Authority
Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection Clayton Bartolo and Parliamentary Secretary for Consumer Protection and Public Cleansing Deo Debattista signs MOU between the MCCAA and the Ghana Food and Drugs Authority

According to the MoU the two authorities aim to share information on major areas of interest, including employee exchange programmes and experts’ training. Focus areas relate to cosmetics, household chemical substances, handling of consumer complaints, organic farming and sustainable use of pesticides.

Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection Clayton Bartolo earmarked the importance of facilitating bilateral cooperation between Malta and Ghana in areas that are crucial in terms of empowerment and consumer protection.

Parliamentary Secretary for Consumer Protection Deo Debattista said that, with the signing of this MOU on bilateral cooperation, favourable conditions will be created for the cooperation in sectors of mutual interest between the two countries, through sharing of information on various sectors.

The memorandum of understanding was signed by Helga Pizzuto, Chairperson for Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority, and Delese Mimi Darko, Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Food and Drugs Authority, in the presence of Clayton Bartolo, Minister of Consumer Protection, Deo Debattista, Parliamentary Secretary for Consumer Protection, and Mr Amanor Tawiah Daku-Mante, Head of Chancery, Ghana High Commission.

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