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Business News of Monday, 13 February 2017

Source: 3 News

Bawumia, AU Chair Condé lead panel at 5th World Gov’t Summit in Dubai

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and African Union Chair Alpha Condé on Sunday, February 12 shared a panel as speakers at the ongoing World Government Summit in the United Arab Emirates.

Dr Bawumia spoke on the topic ‘Leapfrogging Developments: The African Story’.

Together with Alpha Condé, who is also President of Guinea, Ghana’s Vice President highlighted the measures adopted by many African nations to boost development.

He advised that “the process of leapfrogging must be homegrown and implemented in full”.







The Summit is under the auspices of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.

As many as 150 speakers have been lined up over the entire duration of the Summit, which is being attended by over 4,000 delegates.

Organisers say this year’s summit is the world’s largest platform for shaping future governments with 114 sessions, making “it the largest participation of its kind since the event was first launched in 2013”.

It is scheduled to end on Tuesday, February 14.

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