Dubai Chamber’s 4th Global Business Forum on Africa to start on November 1

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Dubai: The Dubai chamber of commerce and industry is organising the 4th Global Business Forum on Africa under the theme “Next Generation Africa” in Dubai on November 1 to 2,2017.

The high-profile event will be held under the eminent leader, heads of state, ministers and dignitaries, policymakers, CEOs, prominent entrepreneurs, and heads of private banks, as well as UAE government and business leaders.

The two-day Forum features a total of 24 sessions that will attempt to ascertain the new opportunities to enhance economic cooperation and expand trade and financial investment ties between the Middle East and Africa.

Hamad Buamim, President and CEO, Dubai Chamber, said: “African economies are witnessing remarkable growth at the moment, offering exciting business opportunities in a wide range of sectors. Therefore, it is an ideal time to examine these trends in more detail and determine how Dubai can play a greater role in facilitating Africa’s future growth.”

Dubai Chamber’s President and CEO described the Global Business Forum on Africa as the largest event of its kind in the region which provides a unique platform for constructive dialogue between public and private sector stakeholders, adding that the event will aim to brainstorm sustainable solutions for the challenges facing African countries as they look to open up their economies to the world.

Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman of Dubai Chamber, will kick off the forum with a welcome address, which will be followed by the opening session entitled “Next Generation Africa.” The session will highlight existing obstacles to trade, investment and prosperity, and examine the role that Africa’s dynamic young entrepreneurs can play in resolving such challenges. – abdulbasit@theuaenews.com