Russian-African Business Forum Slated For June 2019 - Russian Foreign Ministry
Sumaira FH 10 months ago Thu 29th November 2018 | 07:03 PM
The annual meeting of shareholders of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) as well as the Russian-African business forum are scheduled for June 2019, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday in a statement.
Preparations for the events were discussed by Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Georgy Kalamanov, and Afreximbank President and Chairman Benedict Okey Oramah.
"The sides also touched upon some practical aspects of preparations for the annual meeting of shareholders of Afreximbank and the Russian-African business forum scheduled to be held in Moscow in June 2019," the statement reads.
Bogdanov, Kalamanov and Oramah also discussed the current state and prospects for development of cooperation between Russia and Afreximbank as well as implementation of major investment projects by a number of Russian companies on the African continent.
The sides highlighted their dedication to further develop mutually beneficial partnership, according to the ministry.