This Monday, January 20, 2020, the Congolese Head of State represents the DRC at the United Kingdom-Africa summit on investment in London. In this British approach, Africa is considered to be the partner of choice. During his stay in the United Kingdom, he is also scheduled, several meetings with British ministers including Prime Minister Boris Johnson. On the sidelines of the summit, Félix Tshisekedi will speak about renewable energies and will count on the reforms planned by the Congolese government in order to improve the business climate in the DRC.
UK-AFRICA INVESTMENT SUMMIT PRESENTS
THE UK AS AFRICA’S PARTNER OF CHOICE
On Monday January 20, 2020, the British government will host the first UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. The summit is expected to create new sustainable partnerships that will generate more investment, jobs and growth that can benefit the people and economies of Africa and the UK.
At the invitation of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the Summit will bring together representatives from the British and African business communities, officials and delegations from across Africa, international institutions and young entrepreneurs.
The Congolese Head of State, Félix Tshisekedi will represent the Democratic Republic of Congo there. During his stay in the United Kingdom, several meetings are also planned with British ministers, notably Prime Minister Boris Johnson. On the sidelines of the summit, he will also speak on renewable energies, and on the reforms planned by the Congolese government to improve the business climate in the DRC.
With this Summit, the United Kingdom will prove that it is the investment partner of choice for African nations, offering globally recognized expertise in the field of technology and innovation. The conference will take place in the city of London, which is the number one international exchange platform for African companies.
“The United Kingdom is open to trade with the DRC. We will make it easier for businesses in the UK and the DRC to take advantage of trade and investment opportunities. We want mutually beneficial partnerships that go beyond aid and attract quality investment to spur growth and create jobs, “said Paul Arkwright, UK business manager in the DRC.