Pune: The Global India Business Forum (GIBF) organized a grand two-day India-Africa Business Conclave at Joshi Farms and Resorts in Pune. The program played an important role in strengthening India’s relations with African countries. Dr. Neelam Gorhe, Deputy Chairperson of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly inaugurated the program in the presence of Ambassadors of 17 African countries and more than 800 industrialists, exporters, importers and investors. Global President of GIBF, Dr. Jitendra Joshi, Secretary General Deepali Gadkari and Director Abhishek Joshi were present on the occasion.
“Africa is currently the country in most demand in the world with maximum business opportunities. GIBF will help India’s exporters, importers, and entrepreneurs to explore suitable opportunities in these countries. Dr. Joshi said, “The conference serves as a bridge to promote strong business partnerships explore export-import opportunities and open immense possibilities of economic growth and cooperation between the two markets.” He congratulated the African Union on becoming part of the G20 countries. Deepali Gadkari thanked all the ambassadors and participants for attending the programme. It is the largest conference to be held in the country since Africa’s inclusion in the G20.
More than 800 delegates from agriculture, education, health, mining, textiles, food and food processing, restaurants, hotels, travel and tourism, gems and jewellery, information technology, electronic, electrical, automobile, FMCG, infrastructure, logistics, exporters, importers, traders and investors from sectors like iron and steel, renewable energy, news, entertainment, oil and gas, attended the conclave.