Heads of states, directors of organizations and investors are among the 1000 guests expected to arrive in Rwanda today to attend 2016 Global African Investment Summit (TGAIS).
The summit will last two days where it will be held at Kigali Convention Center. It is the first time such a summit is held in Africa since previous sessions would be held in London.
The 2016 Global African Investment Summit was organized by the government of Rwanda in collaboration with Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA).
Rwanda Development Board yesterday evening welcomed guests from different corners on behalf of the government.
The CEO of RDB, Francis Gatare commended organizations involved in preparations of the meeting and guests saying the summit will be the best opportunity to demonstrate chances and cooperation in investment with the aim of realizing the progress of Africa in general.
“Cooperation and Projects with opportunities in cooperation and investment will be demonstrated to more than 1000 participantsin the summit. We hope to become successful throughout our journey in investment,” he said.
In a message delivered to participants of 2016 Global African Investment Summit, President Paul Kagame expressed delightfulness to cooperate with COMESA in the preparation of the summit and requested participants to join efforts in the journey towards African development.
“The integration of nations is crucial for Africa’s development and we undoubtedly hope that the meeting will move fast investment in our major projects as the region. It will promote social welfare and economy of our citizens,” he said.
President Kagame assured that Rwanda will continue collaboration with other partners to facilitate regional investors.