It really is a pleasure to be here and this Summit is something that I believe will change the relationships between Russia and Africa, especially with respect to investments and partnerships that can make our continent grow.
During Africa – Russia panel at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019, I shared my perspective about Africa and called for more Russian investment in our continent.
We have to look what are the different strengths that African countries have and how can we position our countries in a way that we can be collaborative. So it’s about recognising which is going to be our role within Africa and which will be our role within the world. Then us businessmen translating into real opportunities of business.
The vision for Luanda’s future should start now as a city whose population will double in ten years’ time and reach 13 million inhabitants. In this matter it is key to listen local communities.