MUSCAT: Oman Oil Marketing Company (OOMC) Acting CEO Hussain bin Jama al Ishaqi (pictured) joined some of the world’s most renowned entrepreneurs as a panellist at the 5th Africa Business Forum.
Organised at the Sheraton Hotel in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, the forum is considered one of the most important investment events in the region.
This year’s conference focused on a number of important topics including investment, capital finance, information technology, agriculture, mining, civil aviation, infrastructure, tourism, hospitality, real estate and manufacturing.
Held under the patronage of Saudi billionaire Shaikh Mohammed al Ammoudi, one of Africa and MENA’s largest investors, the event attracted prominent businessmen, industrialists, and government officials who were interested in exploring new business opportunities in the Ethiopian market, the world’s seventh-fastest growing economy since 2000.
Al Ishaqi, said, “This forum provided us with a unique platform to network with some of the most successful entrepreneurs, industrialists and economic stakeholders in the world. In today’s highly globalised age, interconnectivity is key to identifying and harnessing new growth opportunities and will continue to guide us as we look to expand into new markets.”