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Ephraim Inoni to Inaugurate 3rd Cameroon Investment Forum

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 9 giugno 2009

THE Prime Minister Ephraim Inoni  will open the 3rd annual Cameroon Investment Forum to be held in Yaoundé, Cameroon will be opened by the on the 16th of June at a prestigious Gala Dinner.  Over 35 speakers from across the globe will address the international crowd on the forum theme “sustain investment and growth in the new global climate”. The Forum will be preceded on 16th June by a special workshop addressed by the Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Justice, HE Amadou Ali, on Business Action Against Corruption (BAAC), the all African network which promotes public private cooperation on improved governance. The Forum is sponsored by ten leading international and national companies, and jointly organised by the Government of Cameroon and CBC. It builds on the success of the two previous Fora in April 2007 and November 2008, which Prime Minister Inoni described as “successful and having produced tangible investments”. The Forum will offer the Government of Cameroon a platform to update the international private sector on the progress that has been made on enhancing the business environment. The aim is to put to the best possible use the wide range of human, natural and mineral resources available in Cameroon to create sustainable growth To further enhance Cameroon’s visibility as an investment destination of choice the Forum will inaugurate an online projects register. The register will showcase projects seeking technical or financial partnerships to international investors including investment banks and financial institutions> It will be launched by the Prime Minister during the Forum. The International Investor Day will enable International Investors from across CBC’s global business network to meet the Ministries and relevant government departments in Cameroon. We expect Ministers of Finance; Industry & Technological Development; Economy, Planning & Regional Development; Trade; Energy and Water Resources; Agriculture; Post and Telecommunications among others, to be available to meet with investors though out the day. CBC will also link up international companies with potential local business partners to help form PPPs across relevant sectors. 1. The Cameroon Investment Forium will be held at the Hilton Hotel, Younde Cameroon on 16 -19 June 2009 2. The Forum Speakers Include: Koosum Kalyan, Chair, BAAC/ Board Member, Standard Bank; HE Janet Garvey, Ambassador to the United States of America; Tagbo Agbazue, Director, African Institute of Corporate Citizenship; Pascal Dozie, CBC Board Member/ Chairman, Diamond Group, Nigeria; Carmelo Cocuzza, Head of Regional Representation, European Investment Bank  a Complete list can be found at 3.  Forum topics include Strengthening the Investment Climate: Creating an Enabling Environment; Development Funding: Access to Finance, Building Infrastructure & Business Enterprises; The Mining Industry and Investment Prospects in Cameroon; Creating Public -Private Partnerships to Improve Business Environment a Complete list can be found at 4.  The CBC was set up at the Ediboriugh Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 1997 to act as a bridge between the Commonwealths expansive private sector and its governments.

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