The Embassy of Benin to the Kingdom of Norway participated in the 7th Nordic-African Business Summit which was held on October 26, 2017 in Oslo, Norway. The event was co-hosted by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Norwegian-African Business Association (NABA) and the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (NORFUND). Participants included large Norwegian companies that have invested or intend to invest in Africa, government officials from several African countries and members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Kingdom of Norway.

The Beninese side was represented at this important event by the Ambassador of Benin to the Kingdom of Norway, His Excellency Mr. Eusebe Agbangla, as well as by Mr. Norbert Tity, Attaché, Head of the Department of Economic and Commercial Affairs and Marketing at the Embassy, ​​as well as a delegation of Beninese businessmen from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Benin (CCIB), composed of Mr. Jacob Akinocho, Chairman of the Board of Directors of “Net One” Company and Mr. Nicolas Gomez, Chief Executive Officer of “NG Associates” Company.

The Beninese delegation took an active part in the various activities of the Summit, including plenary sessions, parallel sessions on energy, finance and technology, as well as the B2B session meant to promote investment opportunities in Benin from Norwegian businessmen.

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