Tunisia is participating in the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) held by the African Development Bank (AfDB) from November 7 to 9 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The African Development Bank’s innovative marketplace dedicated to advancing projects to bankable stages, raising capital, and accelerating the financial closure of deals.
The Forum Brings together pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, private investors, policymakers, private equity firms, and heads of government.
The delegation was led by the Minister of Investment, Development and International Co-operation Zied Ladhari to present two projects on energy and water desalination.
The forum is attended by the heads of state of Guinea, Senegal, Ghana and Ethiopia, the vice-president of Nigeria and the prime ministers of Rwanda and Cameroon.
The Africa Investment Forum in an occasion for participants to convince banks and investment funds of the interest of investing in their country and will present, on this occasion, projects in partnership with the AfDB.
The opening session brought together leaders of development finance institutions and Forum partners, including Patrick Dlamini, CEO of the Development Bank of Southern Africa, Benedict Okey Oramah President of the African Export-Import Bank, Bandar M. H. Hajjar, President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Tadesse, Admassu Tadesse President and Chief Executive of the Trade and Development Bank (TDB), Alain Ebobissé, CEO of Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, Mallam Samaila Zubairu, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC).