Geography and history have linked them, but there is a need to consolidate their relationship at the economic level. This is the objective of Africa-Arab World-France forum to be held on September 19th at the Arab World Institute (IMA) in Paris. Organized within the framework of the African Season, IMA, in partnership with AfricaFrance, the meeting must bring together more than 400 business leaders, CEOs of economic organizations and representatives of French, Arab and African governments.
Discussions will focus on issues related to the development of relations between these three zones and explore the opportunities to be seized. Among the guests, Bandar Hajjar, President of the Islamic Development Bank Group (Saudi Arabia), Lionel Zinsou, AfricaFrance co-president and former Prime Minister of Benin, HRH Muhammad Sanusi II, Emir of Kano5 (Nigeria), Issad Rebrab, Chairman of the Cevital Group (Algeria), Mansour Cama, Director of Eranove and President of the National Confederation of Employers of Senegal, Jean-Marie Ackah, President of SIPRA and the General Confederation of Enterprises in Ivory Coast, Bruno Mettling, Deputy Managing Director of Orange, Chairman and CEO of Orange Africa and Middle East, Jean-Michel Huet, Partner at BearingPoint and Rémy Rioux, CEO of the French Agency for Development.