Kaduna State Government Set To Hold Economic And Investment Summit
The Kaduna State Government has concluded arrangement to organize and economic and investment summit geared towards demonstrating the readiness of the state for business.
The summit, which is organized by the recently established Kaduna State Investment Promotion Agency and scheduled to hold on the 6th and 7th of April 2015, will be hosted by the governor of the state, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, who will use the event to unveil the state’s Economic Agenda and Development Plan.
The Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) and the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) are co-hosts of the summit.
Tagged KadInvest2016, the summit is expected to bring together the world’s savviest investors in the private sector, international development partners and development finance institutions to share fresh insights and discuss the strategies put in place for investment in Kaduna State.
Focusing on key priority areas of transportation, housing, power (renewable energy), information and communication technology and hospitality and Tourism, the government believes that private investment is the best vehicle for job creation. The opportunities in these sectors is what the government hopes the summit will help to identify so that investment initiatives that will create growth will be birthed
Other key priority sectors which the state government wants investors to take investment initiatives in include agriculture, agro-allied, waste to wealth, manufacturing and solid minerals/mining.
At the end of the summit where investment knowledge, insights and resources will be provided for investors to address key financial topics, investment strategies, and perspectives on the state’s economy, the government hopes to announce new deals and partnership, sign investment MoUs, adopt investment strategies and deliberate on engagement of investors in key sectors.