The 5th International Africa Development Forum - Casablanca 2017
5th International Africa Development Forum Kicks Off in Casablanca
The 5th edition of the International Africa Development Forum kicked off on Thursday in Casablanca.
The opening ceremony was chaired by President of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré.
Held by Attijariwafa bank Group under the theme "New Inclusive Growth Models in Africa," the two-day event is attended by nearly 1,500 operators from 25 countries in the continent and partner states.
Participating countries include Burkina Faso, the Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Madagascar, Rwanda, Senegal and Tunisia.
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Burkina Faso President Hails Bilateral Relations with Morocco
President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kaboré hailed, Wednesday in Casablanca, the "exemplary" relations between Morocco and his country.
In a statement to the press upon his arrival at the Mohammed V airport in Casablanca, the President of Burkina Faso praised Morocco's action, under the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI, "who decided to ensure direct investment in Africa, to provide the Kingdom's contribution to the continent's development in all sectors."
He also welcomed his country's choice as the guest of honor of the 5th International Africa Development Forum, noting that Africa must take charge of its future through the development of economic activities and the sharing of experience among the countries of the continent.
Accompanied by a large delegation of economic operators, Burkina Faso's president will chair the opening of the International Africa Development Forum, to be held on March 16-17 in Casablanca.
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