Agreement signed to host World Economic Forum on Africa 2020 in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, May 15, 2019 (FBC) – Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed met with President of the World Economic Forum, Børge Brende, in a follow up discussion to their meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
In January 2019, it was announced that Ethiopia would host the 2020 World Economic Forum on Africa.
Today, the Prime Minister and Børge Brende signed an agreement that sets forth the terms and conditions applicable to the cooperation of the Forum and the Government for the regional meeting.
The World Economic Forum on Africa will be held in Addis Ababa in September 2020 and is expected to be attended by more than 1,000 people, according to office of the Prime Minister.