Several business executives from entities with interest in Zambia will gather in Johannesburg, South Africa on Thursday this week for a business forum that has been organized to market Zambia’s investment potential.
Zambia’s Minister of National Development Lucky Mulusa will be the guest of honour at the event dubbed; ‘Invest in Zambia business forum’.
This is contained in a press statement issued to ZANIS today by Press Secretary at the Zambian’s High Commission in South Africa Nicky Shabolyo.
Speakers at the forum will be Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa Emmanuel Mwamba, Head of Business Development for Liberty Zambia, Michael Njapau and Head of Business Development for STANLIB and Branden Alexander.
Other speakers will be Chairperson for the Zambia Energy Forum Johnstone Chikwanda, Head of Business Development for the Development Bank of South Africa Davis Pwele and Regional Representative for the FMO, Southern Africa Ewout Van der Molen.
The rest are Chief Executive Officer for Barclays Africa Region Mizinga Melu, Head of the Africa Unit of the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Thokoane Tsolo, Chief Executive Officer for South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry Alan Mukoki, Lerato Mataboge from Trade Invest African Department of Trade and Industry and Chairperson of the Zambia-South Africa Business Council (ZSABC) Charles Kalima.
The forum signifies the beginning of a new chapter for the Zambia government to communicate to the world that indeed Zambia is open for business.
The presence of senior government and regulatory authority officials at the forum is intended to demonstrate Zambia’s renewed commitment to economic partnerships not only with the South African government but with business entities as well.
The Forum, which has been organized by the Zambian High Commission in Pretoria and the ZSABC, will be held at Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.