During the African investment promotion agencies (IPAs) Forum, the Egyptian Junior Business Association (EJB) announced its African Junior Business Initiative.
EJB Chairman Gamal Abou Ali made the announcement, stating that the initiative aims to create partnerships between companies, especially emerging ones, and small and medium enterprises in the countries of the continent.
Abou Ali said during the forum that SMEs, startups, and African youth are key to increased inter-African investments and prosperity.
He added that business associations are best equipped to represent them, with the help of IPAs, regional organization, financing, and investment.
During the conference, Abou Ali served as a speaker in the session “Egyptian Investments in Africa: Opportunities and Prospects for the Future” and moderated the session: “Encouraging African Cross-Border Investments through a Unified Agenda and Intra-Regional Initiatives”.