Geingob attending World Economic Forum on Africa

President Hage Geingob is expected to speak at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Cape Town, on invited by President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, state house announced in a media statement on Wednesday.

The Forum will convene under the theme 'Shaping Inclusive Growth and Shared Futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.'

The Forum is expected to be attended by over 100 delegates from around the world drawn from government, business, politics, academia and civil society to discuss the African Union's Agenda 2063.

Sub themes of the Forum include, Innovation: Readiness for Fourth Industrial Revolution; Cooperation: Sustainable Development and Environmental stewardship; Growth: Digitalisation and Competitive Industries and Stability: Leaders and Institutional Governance.

During the WEF Plenaries on Thursday, Geingob will deliver alongside selected Head of States and Governments interventions on thematic issues under the theme, 'Achieving Universal Health Coverage and on Africa 'Rising Continent in a Fractured World.'

Geingob will also be holding a bilateral meeting with the Founder and Chairperson of the WEF, Klaus Schwab, state house said.

Geingob is expected to departure on Wednesday.

Source: Namibia Press Agency