Somaliland:SL set to Host Major Trade and Investment Summit in July 2016
By Goth Mohamed Goth
Mr. Kebour Ghenna , the Executive Director of Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry – PACCI who is currently visiting the country today meet Hon Keyer Abdullah Mohamed, the deputy Minister of Commerce and International investment and the Secretary general of the Somaliland chamber of commerce head office in Hargeisa.
Somaliland Deputy Minister of Commerce and International investment Hon Keyer Abdullah Mohamed speaking to the press moments after emerging from the meeting said, “During our meeting with the Mr. Kebour Ghenna , we discussed ways in which Somaliland chamber of commerce to Pan African Chamber of Commerce and industry and also assist us in organizing the proposed Somaliland international investment summit which is due to be held in mid –July, 2015 .
Mr. Kebour Ghenna , speaking during the press conference said, “I am glad to be visiting Somaliland for the first time , my first impression upon my arrival in the country was with a potential to develop economic wise; He also pledged to assist in promoting Somaliland to foster economic integration with the rest of the continent and the world.
Mr. Kebour Ghenna finally said Somaliland will be incorporated as a member of The Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PACCI).
The Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PACCI) is an independent, non-profit and non-partisan organization established in 2009 to serve Africa’s business by promoting for public policies that will foster continental economic integration, competitiveness, and sustainable growth. PACCI offers its constituents a wide range of services including advocacy for the creation of the African Economic Community, capacity building, and business networking.
With more than 50 national chambers of commerce acting as its local focal point, PACCI is the largest business association in Africa, and the continent’s most influential.
Its strength lies not just in its numbers but in own commitment to increase the prosperity of Africa by promoting and encouraging the growth of existing businesses and the establishment of new businesses.