THE Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment on Sunday mentioned Nigeria is about to host the maiden version of the Afrika Business and Investment Forum (AFRIBIF) 2020.
According to an announcement by Mrs. Olukemi Arodudu, the Director, Investment Promotion of the ministry, the discussion board will begin from March 23 to 27, at Nicon Luxury in Abuja.
It mentioned the discussion board, themed: “Reshaping business and investment to meet demands of trade and fourth industrial revolution”, is organised by the ministry in collaboration with CB Network Global Concept.
“AFRIBIF will enhance financial, political and social ambiance within the continent by way of sharing of enterprise concepts and networking between traders, to create proper setting for Africa to leapfrog into fourth industrial revolution.
“It will present platform to deal with challenges militating towards each side of African economies and proffer options to trade controls and taxation points to result in advantages in African markets.
“The discussion board will promote enhance direct funding for African international locations and improve analysis improvement by each private and non-private entities.
“Furthermore, explore innovations in the formal and informal sectors, clarify roles of policy in trade and investment issues, and promote accelerated development in all sectors of the African economy,” the assertion learn partially.
It mentioned overseas and native traders, diplomats, excessive rating authorities officers, the academia are anticipated to attend the discussion board.
It added that function panel discussions, expertise sharing, paper shows and exhibitions would additionally function on the discussion board.
It, nevertheless, urged Nigerians to go online www.afribif.com to duly register and take part on the discussion board.