Sierra Leone News: Chief Minister Wins Hearts of Russians

A delegation of Government officials led by the Chief Minister ‘Professor David John Francis, have attended a three days Afreximbank Annual conference in Moscow, Russian Federation which started on 20th June 2019.

The conference with theme ‘ Harnessing Emerging Partnership in an Era of Rising Protectionism’ enabled businesses, regional experts and policymakers to connect, explore trade and investment opportunities and develop important business links.

The conference reflected on the strategic initiatives that Afreximbank is implementing to support Africa’s strategy for economic development and structural transformation as embodied in the African Union’s Agenda 2063.

The Chief Minister addressed the conference on ‘ Strengthening Economic Cooperation with Emerging Partners’ at the Congress Park, Radisson Collection Hotel in Moscow.

This year’s conference was hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation under the auspices of President Vladimir Putin and engaged a major gathering of African leaders, including Ministers of Finance, Trade and Investments, Senior Government Officials from Africa and beyond, corporate leaders, bankers, academics and other experts.

The Sierra Leone delegation led by the Chief Minister, ‘Professor David John Francis comprised of the Minister of Finance, Jacob Jusu Saffa, Minister of Mines Hon. Foday Rado Yokie, and Mr. Mohamed Bailley.



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