CAIRO: President Abdel Fatah al Sisi inaugurated Saturday the Africa 2016 international business and investment forum.
Under the title, “Africa 2016: Business for Africa, Egypt and the world, the conference is an Africa to Africa investment forum aims at strengthening business ties within Africa, both at a business and presidential levels.
The forum was inaugurated in presence of a number of African Heads of State. It was initiated by the Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development (EAPD,) the development arm of the foreign affairs ministry.
The two-day forum focus on boosting intra-Africa trade and investment by developing new and strategic public and private sector alliances. Over 1,000 African delegates are expected to take part in the forum.