African Leaders to Discuss Africa’s Resilient Growth during AFC’s 3rd Country, Stakeholder Symposium

Addis Ababa March 31/2023(ENA) In its drive to reinforce commitment and partnership with stakeholders, the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the continent’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, will convene the 3rd edition of its Country and Stakeholder Symposium on the 4th of April 2023.

The event will bring together leaders of including the President of Zambia, Hakainde Hichilema’; Egyptian Finance Minister, Mohamed Maait; Ethiopian Sate Minister of Finance, Eyob Tekalign, and others, according to AFC. 

The symposium, organized under the theme, “partnering for resilience and sustainable growth in turbulent times,” will convene industry experts from the government and the private sector in conversation on how African governments, investors and other stakeholders can partner with AFC to implement innovative solutions that deliver on their development agenda in uncertain times.

Attendees will get the opportunity to engage with industry experts on topics such as digital transformation in finance, innovation in infrastructure financing, responsible investing, and the impact of geopolitical events on infrastructure development.

“We look forward to hosting the third edition of our Country and Stakeholder Symposium, a platform for meaningful conversations around collaborating to build resilience and sustainable growth in Africa,” said Samaila Zubairu, President and CEO of AFC.

“We believe that by working together, we can address the challenges facing our continent and build a more prosperous Africa, shifting our focus from primary extraction of our abundant raw materials and mineral resources to value addition, job creation and industrialization.

AFC was established in 2007 to be the catalyst for private sector-led infrastructure investment across Africa.

Ethiopian News Agency