The most richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, who is worth an estimated $18.4billion, is expected to attend this year’s Malawi Investment Forum (MIF) slated for June 29 at Bingu International Conference Centre in the Capital City Lilongwe.
Speaking at a news conference in Lilongwe, Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Cliff Chiunda said apart from Dangote , several other very important persons have also confirmed about their coming.
Chiunda said Southern African Development Community (SADC) Executive secretary will also be in attendance which will be opened by Malawi President Peter Mutharika.
According to the ministry, the aim of the forum is to showcase Malawi investment opportunities to the global community in order to attract companies that can establish their business in Malawi.
Currently the forum is targeting 300 delegates of which, 100 are foreign based companies while 150 are local companies and 50 will be government officials.
Meanwhile, Chinese Business Community has given the Government of Malawi money amounting to K18.1Million to assist in the preparations for the i Investment Forum .
Malawi investment is intended to be national and annual event in Malawi that will bring foreign investors, local investors, heads of public institutions and development partners together to collectively discuss the business environment in Malawi and to identify prospective investment areas of interest.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :