High level Captains of industry, investors, and business entities have gathered at the Protea Wanderers in Illovo in Johannesburg under the auspices of the Zambia-South Africa Business Forum.
The event is being held to woo multi sectoral investors to Zambia.
Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa Emmanuel Mwamba said he was pleased with huge turn-out by credible investors.
Mr. Mwamba said President of the World Farmers Organisation(WFO), Dr. Theo De Yager was leading s group of commercial investors in the agriculture sector.
Also present is Zambia’s Northern Province led by Permanent Secretary Mr. Elias Kamanga that are using the opportunity to market the upcoming expo for the province.
Mr. Mwamba said the forum was a 3rd Invest in Zambia series was excited with the number investments being directed to Zambia as a result of the event.
And Mark Gobie, Managing Director of Liberty Life Insurance Zambia said Zambia was one of the best countries to invest in.
He stated that his company had made the best decision to invest in Zambia as the climate, the rule of law and investment eco-system was one of the best in the world.
Meanwhile Mr. Kamanga appealed to South African Investors especially in Agriculture, Tourism and Harbour facilities to take advantage of the excellent Investment climate in the Zambia and Northen Province in particular.
He told the meeting that the Northern Province has a unique Investment Profile with a combination of excellent resource endowment for Agriculture and Agro-processing, tourism and an energy mix comprising, hydro,Solar and wind energy generation.