About one thousand delegates coming from 70 countries of the world have been taking part since Wednesday in Abuja (Nigeria) in the 24th world economic forum. During this meeting of three days, some subject among which industry, education, tourism, employment, finances and health will be tackled.
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on tour on African continent seized the opportunity to meet in heads of States and governments like Togolese president, Faure Gnassingbé received on Wednesday.
Mali that is trying to get up after the crisis, is represented at this world meeting by its new Prime Minister, Moussa Mara accompanied by Minister of Trade, Abdel Karim Konaté and the one in charge of Investments and private Initiative, Moustapha Ben Barka.
The Malian head of government will present with other African leaders of the panels on “the Strategy of infrastructures development” “to assure future”, “freedom of traffic”, “Interafrican business” and “security development axis”.
The problem of unemployment of young people will be evoked during debates. According to organizers of the Forum, the meeting will have to allow a long term inclusive growth thanks to possibility of employment for young people.
For safety measures, Nigerian government ordered cessation of economic activities in the country during the Forum. Even private and public schools are closed.Original text by: Roger ADZAFO