An international business forum will be held next June 8 to 14, , in Tunis.
The forum aimed to bring together entrepreneurs and business men from Nigeria, Tunisia, and other West African countries
The event, a collaborative effort between the Tunisian Embassy in Abuja, CMD and Tours, and Grey and White Nigeria Limited, is on the the theme: Harnessing Business and Trade Opportunities between Nigeria and Tunisia.
The organisers noted the reason for the forum was based on the need for a genuine wealth-building through networking to achieve robust economic growth and development and also attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) for the country, according to a statement of the business forum.
Among the areas the business forum would cover are ICT, medical and agriculture, tourism Agribusiness, Aviation, Education and Training, Skilled Workforce Development, Health Care Services and Awareness Programmes, Entertainment, Hospitality and Tourism, Infrastructure and Real Estate, Manufacturing, Maritime and Shipping, Extractive Industries Telecommunications, Technology and Innovation, Waste Management and Environmental Remediation, Transportation, Mining, The Banking Sector, and so on.
The statement reveals that the objectives of this event is to provide opportunities for Nigerian and Tunisian businesses to create effective partnership and collaboration; highlight incentives available in each country.
A Memorandum of Understanding between Nigeria and Tunisia will be inked on various business opportunities.
To take part in the forum, members of Tunisia Chambers of Commerce and Industry; potential private investors from Nigeria and Tunisia; Togo Chamber of Commerce; Ghana Chamber of Commerce; Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment; Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending; National Orientation Agency; Manufacturers Association of Nigeria; Ministry of Mines and Steel Development; Ministry of Science and Technology; Ministry of Education; Nigerian Communications Commission; Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation; Niger Delta Development Commission; Ministry of Health; Motion Picture Practitioners’ Association of Nigeria (MOPPAN) ;National Council of Arts and Culture; Bank of Industry, Nigeria; Nigerian Export-Import Bank; Nigerian Export Promotion Council.