Egypt to Host Africa 2017 Forum in December 

Egypt to Host Africa 2017 Forum in December 

The Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC) is to organize, under the patronage of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, the “Africa 2017″ Forum during the period from December 7 to 9 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Invest-Gate reports.

Entitled “Business for Africa, Egypt and the World”, the forum will bring together heads of states and governments, and ministries from various African countries as well as representatives of Egypt’s development partners and high-level figures in the business field from worldwide.

The three-day event aims to promote investments for inclusive growth.

The event will cover several sectors of strategic importance, including agriculture, infrastructure, and energy as well as the technology-supporting society.

“Egypt, particularly the COMESA area, is still providing the best investment returns worldwide,” according to director of COMESA Regional Investment Agency Heba Salama.

Menna A. Farouk 368 Posts

Menna A. Farouk is a Cairo-based reporter. She has contributed to several international news organizations, including Deutsche Welle, Al-Monitor and Global Voices.


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