The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), the apex Chamber of Commerce of India, in partnership with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Government of India is organizing its flagship business initiative “Namaskar Africa” on August 16-17, 2017 at Ghana International Trade Fair Centre, Accra.
Namaskar Africa 2017 is expected to enhance and diversify India’s economic engagement with the West Africa region and position Ghana as a gateway and preferred destination for investment and trade. This event will also have significant business components: India-West Africa Business Forum, Business Exhibition and pre-planned B2B and B2G Meetings.
The focus sectors for Namaskar Africa are Agriculture & Food Processing, Automobile, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals, Education, Energy, Infrastructure and Construction, Textiles & Clothing, etc.
FICCI would be mounting an industry delegation of around 60 Indian companies representing the above mentioned sectors to participate in the Namaskar Africa Business Forum and Exhibition. The event is expected to witness industry participation from Ghana as well as several countries from West Africa.
Namaskar Africa will be inaugurated by Mr M.J. Akbar, Hon. Minister of State for External Affairs and Government of India. Namaskar Africa 2017 is supported by the Government of Ghana, Government of India, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) and Ghana National Chamber of Commerce (GNCC). This event is partnered by Shapoorji Pallonji Group, CRISIL, Times of Africa and Tata Africa.