Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare on Monday said Government had released one million Ghana cedis for the creative arts industry to enhance its development.
The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Creative Arts and Culture (MoTCCA) has opened a tourism zonal office at Techiman.
Mr Abraham Tetteh, Tourism Fund Administrator, Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), has said that the tourism sector has been identified to have the potential of solving the economic situation in the country.
Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, held discussions with the Cable News Network (CNN) London Bureau, as part of the just ended World Travel Market, in Excel in the UK.
The tourism industry has suffered a big blow because of widespread anxiety over the outbreak of the deadly viral Ebola disease in some West African countries with arrivals to the sub-region significantly down.
The government is mainstreaming Culture into the National Development Agenda, Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, Minister of Culture and Creative Arts, said on Tuesday.