The 2017 Business for Africa forum has opened in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. 8 Heads of State and Government, including President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt is attending the event which is themed “Directing Investments to Inclusive Growth.
Sindiso Ngwenya, secretary general ,common market for eastern and southern africa:
“Africa is moving, it is moving because the leaders themselves have said: our role is to provide the enabling environment, our role is to regulate business, to ensure that you do not have anti-competitive practices, to ensure that there is a level playing field,but let those who produce the goods and services produce them and create jobs. for us’‘))
The president of the African Export-Import Bank,Okey Oramah believes the platform will help Africa mobilize investments onto the continent for growth:
“When we talk about investments, this gives us the opportunity to catalyze and mobilize investments of this nature in our continent When these investments arrive, we can begin to realize our objective of industrializing Africa, and to improve trade between Africa and the world more than we have it today”))
Now in its second year, the 2017 Business for Africa forum is a platform for business owners to nurture new partnerships and meet investors.