Afreximbank annual meeting 2020 opens for registration


THE African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says registration for the 2020 Afreximbank Annual Meeting (AAM) is open to stakeholders.

Banking industry professionals, trade and trade finance practitioners, and other parties involved in economic development from across Africa and beyond are expected to register their participation.

This is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by the spokesman of Afreximbank, Mr. Amadou Sall, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.

It said the conference would hold in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

Sall said the forum themed “Youth, Trade, and Development”, would feature a host of high-level speakers in plenaries and side events from June 10 to 13  at the Sharm El Sheikh International Congress Center.

“Business, political leaders and have been ranked among the most important gatherings of economic decision-makers in Africa.”

Prof. Benedict Oramah, the President of Afreximbank, said recognition of the critical role that Africa’s evolving demographics would play in the coming decades, AAM2020 would also focus on the theme.

“We will assess the challenges and opportunities presented by Africa as the world’s youngest continent and home to 90 percent of the global youth market, with 19 of the world’s 20 youngest countries.

“We will explore how Africa can create dividends from this potential huge advantage, how we should educate our young, develop the most relevant training programs for them, and what Africa should be doing right now,” he said.

NAN recalls that the Afreximbank’s last Annual Meeting took place in Moscow in June 2019. (NAN)

– Mar. 19, 2020 @ 10:35 GMT |

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