President of Malawi to speak at Ai African Heads of State Investment Summit at the New York Stock Exchange
Johannesburg, South Africa; New York, USA; 2 August 2013: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment group, today announced that Her Excellency Joyce Banda, President of Malawi, will address the 6th Africa investor (Ai) African Heads of State and Government Investment Working Lunch 2013, which will form part of the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit and Awards, held in association with NYSE Euronext.
Jointly organised by Africa investor, NYSE Euronext, the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA), the UN Office for Partnerships and the Global Partnerships Forum (GPF), the African Heads of State and Government Investment Lunch at the New York Stock Exchange will continue a dialogue between global investment leaders and African Heads of State on investment partnerships that support inward investment to the continent and regional economic integration in Africa.
Commenting on the announcement, Hubert Danso, CEO and Vice Chairman of Africa investor, said; “Attracting and retaining productive, long-term investment to the continent is a priority that requires a strong partnership with African governments and leadership from the top. We are therefore honoured that President Banda will be joining us to engage institutional investors and others Heads of State to make Africa’s investment case.”
The invitation-only Ai African Heads of State and Government Investment Working Lunch 2013 and the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit and Awards will take place on the 24th of September 2013 at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, USA, during the UN General Assembly.
Leading institutional investors and heads of African pension funds have confirmed their participation at the Summit.
Summit partners include: Africa investor; NYSE Euronext; Securities and Exchanges Commission, Nigeria; African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA); OSAA; UN Office for Partnerships; GPF; Bunengi Group and the China Foundation for Global Partnerships.
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