The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mohamed Benchaaboune, represents HM King Mohammed VI at the Investment Forum “Africa 2018” in Sharm el-Sheikh.
Led by Mr. Benchaaboune, the Moroccan delegation is composed of the Minister Delegate for African Cooperation, Mohcine Jazouli, the Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, Rkia Derham, the Ambassador of Morocco in Egypt Ahmed Tazi in addition to the President of the General Confederation of Enterprises in Morocco (CGEM), Salaheddine Mezouar.
The CEO of Attijariwafa Bank Mohamed El Kettani also takes part in the work of this Forum, knowing that the Africa Development Club, belonging to the Attijariwafa Bank group, is a partner for the second consecutive year of the “Africa 2018” Forum.
Moroccan startupers and young businessmen operating in the technology, e-learning and craft sectors are also present at this African conclave.
An inaugural session on “Young Business Leaders in Africa” kicked off the rally in the presence of Egyptian presidents Abdelfattah Al Sissi and Rwandan Paul Kagame.
This Forum, which includes the participation of African heads of state and government in addition to experts and actors from the business world and civil society, will look into the future of economic partnerships, the dynamics of investments and the means of setting up cooperation platforms between governments and the private sector in the various sectors with high added value in Africa.
It provides for regional and international dialogue sessions on stimulating investment in strategic sectors in the continent.
Participants will also focus on ways to boost inter-African trade and strengthen regional complementarity to build a modern African economy based primarily on innovation.
This two-day International Forum is organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation, in cooperation with the COMESA Regional Investment Agency (COMESA) on “Bold Leadership and Collective Engagement: Strengthening Investment inter-African”.
The forum, now in its third year, will also address a number of vital topics in interactive sessions organized by regional and international experts on investment conditions in Africa, the mechanisms of fair competition and the protection of investments.