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New business deals announced between Dubai and Africa

August 19, 2014 9:46 am

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has intensified the momentum of its preparations for the 2nd Africa Global Business Forum (AGBF 2014) being held on Oct.1 and 2 at Atlantis The Palm, with the confirmation of President Armando Guebuza of Mozambique, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, and Amama Mbabazi, Prime Minister of Uganda as well as Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, as leading speakers for forum, Gulf Today reported. Locally, the Emirati speakers will be led by Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Emirates Airline and Group, eem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State and Managing Director, Dubai Expo 2020, Sultan Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy and Mohammed I Al Shaibani, Executive Director and CEO, Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD). Other prominent speakers confirmed for the forum are Dr Donald Kaberuka, President of African Development Bank Group, Stephen Schwarzman, Chairman and CEO, Blackstone Group, Tony Fernandes, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Asia, and Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World.