ECOWAS Commission Collaborates with United Arab Emirates on Investments26 Oct, 2019
Abuja, 25th October 2019. The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Ministry of Economy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are to collaborate on how to make the region benefit from sustainable partnership with investors.
Vice President Koroma discussed the prospects of a High-Level ECOWAS Member States’ investment showcase where regional projects will be presented to international investors during the AIM 2020 event.
Madam Koroma assured the AIM team of the Commission’s commitment towards more meaningful exploration of the existing business partnership covering the key priority sectors of infrastructure, energy, mines, hospitality, utilities and tourism as well as agribusiness among others
In his remarks, Mr. Walid Farghal stressed the need for interactions between ECOWAS and investors; like the participants at the AIM. He expressed optimism that his meetings with government and business authorities preparatory for the AIM in 2020 will yield positive results.
The AIM is a Foreign Direct Investment-focused event that convenes key decision-makers from around the world, bringing together businesses and countries willing to engage in sustainable partnerships with investors.