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Ghana’s Kyerematen faces WTO as top job selection processes begin

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Mr. Alan John Kyerematen
Mr. Alan John Kyerematen

Ghana’s nominee for the Director-General post of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Mr Alan Kyerematen, will face the Geneva-based organisation January 29, 2013.

Mr Kyerematen will present himself to the WTO members and later speak to the international press on why he wants to succeed current Director-General Pascal Lamy.

These forms part of the WTO Director-General selection process.

The other eight candidates gunning for the top post will also present themselves to the organisation. The candidates’ presentation process ends January 31, 2013.

Mr Kyerematen, a former Trade Minister, was the first among the nine to be nominated by Ghana.

Pascal Lamy’s term of office expires August 31, 2013.

By Ekow Quandzie

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