ED attends US-Africa Business Summit

Shongedzai Mugwagwa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa joins thousands of business, political, private sector executives, international investors and multi-lateral stakeholders who are attending the 12th US-Africa Business summit in Maputo, Mozambique.

The  summit which is running under the theme, “Advancing a Resilient and Sustainable US-Africa partnership” runs from 18 June 2019 to 21 June 2019. President Mnangagwa was accompanied by the Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development, Honourable Joel Biggie Matiza. 

The US-Africa business summit comes at a time when Zimbabwe, under the New Dispensation, has opened up for business in an attempt to lure foreign direct investment to achieve the national dream, Vision 2030.

The summit will provide President Mnangagwa with an opportunity to engage with various business on key sectors that include, among others, agribusiness, energy and infrastructure.He will also be able to network with the private sector and advocacy to shape the US-Africa trade and investment policies.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa will address the Summit along with other heads of States namely Filipe Nyusi, Paul Kagame, Hage Geinbob, Mokgweetsi Masisi, Uhuru Kenyatta, Peter Mutharika, Edgar Lungu, King Muswati III, Jose Mario Vaz, , and Teodoro Mbasago.

The Deputy Secretary at the US Department of Commerce, Karen Dunn Kelley, President and CEO of Corporate Council on Africa, Florizelle Liser among other presenters will present at the summit.