GiEPA & PARTNERS STAGE THE GAMBIA - SENEGAL ECONOMIC, TRADE AND INVESTMENT FORUM
26 Oct 2023
The Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GiEPA) in collaboration with the Agence Nationale Pour la Promotion des Investissements et des Grands Travaux - (APIX) and the Gambian Embassy in Dakar has staged the first episode of The Gambia-Senegal Economic, Trade, and Investment Forum at the Senegalese capital of Dakar with theme “Strengthening Sene-Gambia Brotherhood: From Formality to Simplicity”.
The Dakar conclave is attended by over 200 Gambians and Senegalese in government, private sector, businesses, and civil society organizations. The event provided the opportunity for 27 Gambian businesses to exhibit their products and network with their Senegalese counterparts by participating in; networking sessions, trade and investment meetings through; Business2Business, Business2Government, Government2Business, and Government2Government engagements.
The two-day event also witnessed a cultural and award night to deserving partners who supported the event between the two countries at the Radisson Blu Hotel climaxing what appears to be a rebirth of cordial relationship between the two brotherly countries.
The envisaged rebirth builds on existing political, economic, and social relations proposed by the Head of States of the two countries looking into critical investment areas such as Agriculture, Tourism, Energy, Manufacturing, Trade, Transport, Customs, Information & Digital Economy, Culture, Fisheries, Handicraft and Tailoring, among others.