Around 30 Mozambican businesspeople attend 7th Africa-India meeting

23 March 2011

Maputo, Mozambique, 23 March – Some 30 businesspeople from Mozambique are due from 25 to 29 March to take part in the seventh Africa-India meeting due to take place in the Indian capital, New Delhi, a source from Mozambique’s Centre for investment Promotion (CPI) told Macauhub in Maputo.

The trip to India is organised by the Mozambican Confederation of Economic Associations (CTA), by the Centre for Investment Promotion (CPI), the Office for Accelerated Development Economic Zones (Gazeda) and by the Institute of Export Promotion of Mozambique (IPEX).

Indian companies have several business interests in Mozambique, including in the coal sector (in Moatize, Tete province), industry, telecommunications, light industry and railways.

The Mozambican delegation will be headed by Prime Minister Aires Ali, and will include representatives from several companies that may explore business opportunities in the areas of construction, agriculture and agri-industry, the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, tourism, transport and communications, mining resources, information and communication technologies, education, water and sanitation, amongst others.

The 2011 meeting, entitled, “Creating possibilities:  Generating value,” aims to create and provide a platform for meetings between decision-makers and African countries, multilateral, regional and national financial organisations and Indian companies. (macauhub)