Sheikh Mohammed Attends Africa Global Business Forum


His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered the organisation of the Africa Global Business Forum as an annual event in Dubai, as from next year 2014. The decision was announced as His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid attended an interactive session on the opening of the 2-day high profile forum in presence of H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy ruler of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone Authority, ministers and business leaders from the UAE and Africa.
The decision stems from Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid’s belief in the importance of this forum, the level of participants and attendance as well as the role it plays as a platform for decision makers and business leaders for exchanging ideas, expertise and viewpoints on the best ways to launch joint investments in African in general and in the 19 member states of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa).