2ND Africa-Turkey Economic and Business Forum, 10-11 October 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey

October 10, 2018 to October 11, 2018

2ND Africa-Turkey Economic and Business Forum, 10-11 October 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey

This year, the Africa- Turkey Second Economic and Business Forum will be jointly organized by the African Union Commission (AUC), the Turkish Ministry of Commerce and DEiK under the motto of “Building a Sustainable Future Together through investments and joint ventures” on 10-11 October 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey. The Forum will be addressing the following four sub-themes: Infrastructure, Construction, Manufacturing, Tourism and Fashion.

The Forum is mainly aimed at promoting Africa and Turkish investments through analyzing trade and economic relations between Africa and Turkey; evaluating Turkey’s approach to investment in Africa; facilitating interaction between the two business communities and initiating dialogue between Turkish investors, the AU and the RECs. It is also aimed at highlighting the expectations engendered by Agenda 2063 as a program for social, economic and political transformation that will make Africa a prosperous, united and economically independent Continent.

The Forum is expected to attract over 3000 participants and be attended by the President of the Republic of Turkey, the Chairperson of the African Union, the Turkish Minister of Trade and Ministers of African Countries, NGOs, Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Business Councils, Associations, Professional Organizations and Entrepreneurs from Turkey, African Diplomatic Missions to Turkey and Mass Media from Turkey and Africa.

For more information about the Forum, please contact:
Mr. Islam SWALEH
Acting Head of Private Sector Development, Investment and Resource Mobilization Division
Department of Economic Affairs
Email: SwalehI@africa-union.org

For Media Inquiries, please contact:
Ms. Djeinaba KANE
Department of Economic Affairs
Email: KaneD@africa-union.org

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