Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Business Forum: Unleashing the Potential


November 4, 2015
All day



On behalf of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), ABANA is pleased to extend the following invitation to the first business forum for the countries of the southern and eastern Mediterranean (SEMED) region – Egypt, Jordan, Morocco,Tunisia – to take place in Skhirat, Morocco on 4 November 2015.

This event will be held under the auspices of the Moroccan Ministry of Economy and Finances and in cooperation with the Confédération Générale des Entreprises du Maroc (CGEM).  It will bring together key policy-makers, government officials, investors and prominent businesspeople to discuss investment opportunities and business prospects across the region.

President Chakrabarti will open the Forum together with the EBRD Governor for Morocco, Minister Mohammed Boussaid, and CGEM President Meriem Bensalah Chaqroun.  Joining the President and Minister Boussaid in discussion will be Dr Naglaa El-Ehwany, Minister of International Cooperation of Egypt; Imad Naijib Fakhoury, Minister of Planning & International Cooperation of Jordan; and Yassine Brahim, Minister of Development, Investment & International Cooperation of Tunisia.

Four interactive working sessions will bring together executives from the public and private sectors in discussion, a chance to explore the challenges in four vital areas: sustainable energy, agribusiness, infrastructure and industry.

The day has been designed to provide ample opportunity for guests to make contact and network with senior figures from the business and financial communities, as well as the public sector.

Register and learn more about the forum here.