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African Heads of State, Ministers and dignitaries to attend the 2nd Africa Global Business Forum

by Business News Report

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced that Ethiopia, Ghana, Rwanda and Senegal Heads of State, as well as several ministers and dignitaries have confirmed their presence at the 2nd Africa Global Business Forum, due to take place in Dubai in October.
The forum to be held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, its objective is to facilitate a high-level dialogue and advice on key strategic directives related to Africa’s economic outlook.
With Dubai becoming a significant investor across Africa and a base for fast-growing bilateral trade the Forum will exemplify why the Emirate is growing as a hub for African entrepreneurs to access global markets. It will also define why it forms an international investor base for African operations.
This exclusive, invitation-only event will bring together over 500 high-level decision makers including: African Heads of State: HE Dr. Mulatu Teshome, President, Federal Republic of Ethiopia, HE John Dramani Mahama, President, Republic of Ghana, HE Paul Kagame, President, Republic of Rwanda, HE Macky Sall, President, Republic of Senegal.
Ministers and dignitaries that have signify participation include HE Patrick Achi, Minister of Economic Infrastructure, Republic of Ivory Coast, HE Amama Mbabazi, Prime Minister, Republic of Uganda, HE Osman Omer Ali Alshareef, Minister of Commerce, Republic of the Sudan, HE Cheick Mobido Diarra, Transitional Prime Minister of Mali, HE Festus Mogae, the Former President of the Republic of Botswana, HE Admiral Mohab Mohammad Hussein Mameesh, Chairman of Egypt’s General Authority for Economic Zone, North-West Gulf of Suez, Hon. Dr Richard Sezibera, Secretary General, East African Community (EAC), HE Kadré Désiré Ouédraogo, President of the Economic Community of West African States Commission (ECOWAS).

Prominent CEOs and Directors operating globally 50 countries, including 22 based in Sub-Saharan Africa and 30 industry sectors currently represented. Organisations include: Abax Corporate Services, Jones Lang Lasalle, Agility, Astral Aviation, Emerald Energy, Chellarams, Mohamed Hareb Al Otaiba Group Of Companies, Siemens, Ernst & Young, Microsoft, Sunbird Group, Jagal, The Carlyle Group, Ericsson, Haco Industries, Mastercard, Habiboil Limited. Heads of private banks, sovereign wealth funds and private equity firms, including: Unibank Ghana Ltd, HSBC Africa, London Stock Exchange Group, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, JP Morgan Chase Bank, Deutsche Bank, Wendel, Enko Capital Management, Africa Finance Corporation, Rwanda Stock Exchange.
Local presence will be led by HE Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State and Managing Director of Dubai Expo 2020, HE Sultan Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy and HE Mohammed I. Al Shaibani, Executive Director and CEO of the Investment Corporation

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