Presidency on Nordic-Africa Business Summit

The Nordic-Africa Business Summit is underway in Norway

The South African delegation has today, 07 October 2019, met various key partners in government and business ahead of the Nordic Africa Business (NABA) Summit in the Kingdom of Norway, which is taking place is Oslo, as part of the efforts to mobilise investment into South Africa.

This Summit is attended by the Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, who replaced Deputy President David Mabuza at this Summit, as well as Deputy Minister Alvin Botes of International Relations and Cooperation and Deputy Minister Fikile Majola of Trade, Industry and Competition.

The NABA Summit is the Nordic Region’s leading business conference focusing exclusively on Africa, with the aim of expanding and strengthening economic ties between the Nordic region and the African continent. The theme of the 2019 Summit, is Better Business Together – which emphasizes dialogue, networking and confidence building as part of supporting the economic agenda of South Africa and Nigeria, Africa’s two biggest economies.

Minister Ntshavheni, Deputy Minister Botes and Deputy Minister Majola will hold meetings with various potential investors as well as leaders in government. The meetings will focus on areas of investment and cooperation in the energy, finance, technology, health, oceans economy and agribusiness.

Source: Government of South Africa