H.E. Abdel Fattah Al Sisi

Welcome Message

It gives me an immense pleasure to invite you to join us at the "Africa 2018 Forum" to be held in Sharm El- Sheikh from the 8th to the 9th of December 2018. The Forum aims at providing a platform for heads of state and government as well as private sector and business leaders in Africa and the world in order to discuss a wide range of business and development issues in the Continent and to engage with some of Africa's most important economic partners and stakeholders.

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H.E. Dr. Sahar Nasr

Minister of Investment and International Cooperation

We are delighted to host, once again, the business and investment community at the Africa 2018 Forum. Our aim is to build on the success of last year’s Forum and accelerate our collective mission to achieve fast-paced, equitable, and sustainable growth through boosting investment in the continent. We are certain that this year’s gathering will create a valuable opportunity for driving cross-border, private sector investment, and building partnerships that add value well into the future.

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 Dr. Sahar Nasr

Heba Salama

CEO, COMESA Regional Investment Agency (RIA)

Friends from Africa and the International Community, It is with immense pride that COMESA Regional Investment Agency is co-organising the Africa 2018 Forum once again in cooperation with the Egyptian Government represented by Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC), under the gracious patronage of H.E. Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt. The Africa 2018 Forum will feature top business leaders from the continent and leading government figures who address key issues affecting trade, investment and wider economic development.

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