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Veep Dr Bawumia to deliver address on Ghana's investment potential in Saudi Arabia

By Mutala Yakubu
Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia
Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

The Vice-President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has landed in Saudi Arabia as he is expected to attend the 3rd Session of the International Conference of the Public Investments Fund Future Investment Initiative (FII), to be held from October 29 to 31, 2019.

A statement signed by the Director of Communications at the Office of the Vice-President, Mr. Frank Agyei-Twum, said the Vice-President would deliver an address on Ghana’s investment potential at the African Continent Dialogue Session, participate in a number of sessions and meet with world and business leaders.

The Public Investments Fund, a sovereign wealth fund owned by Saudi Arabia, is considered to be among the largest sovereign wealth funds in the world with total estimated assets of about $320 billion.

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Established in 2017, the Future Investments Initiative is an international platform for expert-led debate between global leaders, investors, and innovators, with the power to shape the future of global investment.

It is focused on utilising investment to drive growth opportunities and address global challenges.

This year’s event, on the theme: “What’s Next for Global Business”, will attract an influential community of global investors, business leaders, innovators and government officials to discuss the latest trends in global investments and the most promising investment strategies to define partnerships for the future.

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Dr Bawumia will return to Accra on Thursday, October 31, 2019.