TENTATIVE PROGRAMME OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY SEMINAR

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group holds vision for an economically transformed Africa with prosperous and competitive economies for its Regional Member Countries (RMCs).

In partnership with the Ministry of Finance and the Lesotho Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the African Development Bank will be hosting a Business Development Seminar on Tuesday 29 and 30 October 2019, from 08:30am to 4:30pm at the Mpilo Boutique Hotel.

The Business Development Seminar aims to present the Bank’s financing windows and identify transformative public and private sector related projects that can be funded by the Bank.

For booking, Kindly Contact Lesotho Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Schedule for the Event

One-on-One Meetings Project Submission Form

LESOTHO BOS - Concept Note 29-30 OCTOBER

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Media Advisory Lesotho Business Seminar

Press Release - Lesotho Business Seminar

TIME ACTIVITY PRESENTER/S
08:30 - 09:30 Arrival of Guests and Registration African Development Bank & Business Lesotho Team
09:30 - 11:00 OFFICIAL OPENING SESSION
09:30 - 09:40 Welcome Remarks To be proposed by the Government of Lesotho
09:40 - 09:45 Short Video about the African Development Bank Group
09:45 - 10:00 Opening Address Dr. Josephine Ngure, Deputy Director General, Southern Africa Region, African Development Bank
10h00 - 10h05
10:05 - 10:30
Ms. Motena Tsolo, Principal Secretary, Ministry of Finance Keynote Speech Introducing the Minister Hon. Moeketsi Majoro, Minister of Finance, Kingdom of Lesotho
10:30 - 11:00 Group Photo / Tea Break
11:00 - 11:30 AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK STRATEGY PRESENTATION & DISCUSSION
11:00 - 11:15 Presentation of the Bank’s Strategy in Southern Africa and in Lesotho Chair: Dr. Josephine Ngure, Deputy Director General, Southern Africa Region, African Development Bank Presenter: George Kararach, Lead Economist, Southern Africa Region, African Development Bank
11:15 - 11:30 Q&A
11:30 - 13:00 FINANCING PRODUCTS PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION
African Development Bank Financing Products Presentation Chair: Dr. Josephine Ngure, Deputy Director General, Southern Africa Region, African Development Bank Presenters: Treasury Department African Development Bank Group.
13:00 - 14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT IN LESOTHO AND DISCUSSION
14:00 - 14:30 Panel Discussion on “Enhancing the Role of the Private Sector in Economic Development in Lesotho” Chair: To be proposed by Government of Lesotho (CEO from the private sector). Presenters: Senior Government Officials – Principal Secretaries, Lesotho Chamber of Commerce (CEO), etc.
14:30 - 15:30 Q&A
15:30 - 15:45 Networking Break
15:45 - 16:30 AFRICA INVESTMENT FORUM PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION
15:45 - 16:00 AIF Presentation Chair: To be proposed by Government of Lesotho Presenter: Ezekiel Odiogo, Africa Investment Forum.
16:00 - 16:30 Q&A
16:30 - 16:40 Closing Remarks Dr. Josephine Ngure, Deputy Director General, African Development Bank.
16:40 - 17:00 Refreshments and Networking
DAY 2
08:30 - 09:00 Arrival of Guests and Registration African Development Bank & Business Lesotho Team
09:00 - 17:00 PROJECT PRESENTATION (BILATERAL DISCUSSIONS – Project Sponsors & AfDB Team)
09:00 - 17:00 Bilateral Discussions
17:00 END OF THE PROGRAM