The NEPAD Business Foundation (NBF) and NEPAD Agency will on Monday, 9 October 2017, host the "African Leaders in Dialogue" dinner at the Birchwood Hotel, 14 View Point Rd, Bartlett AH, Boksburg, Johannesburg.
The event will start at 18h30 finishing at 22h00 and will be attended by 250 delegates comprising of senior business executives, African and G20 Ambassadors as well as high-level government officials.
This year, the ALD event will be hosted as the highlight dinner for the African Union 9th Private Sector Forum which will run from Monday, 9 October 2017 to Thursday, 12 October 2017 at the same venue. Discussions for the dinner will revolve around technology and the youth under the theme 'Accelerating Africa's Industrialisation through Digitalisation and Youth Techpreneurship'.
Among confirmed Diplomatic dignitaries are Ambassador of the Republic of Angola; High Commissioner of the Republic of Botswana; Head of Office: Commercial Counsellor, High Commission of Canada; Ambassador of the State of Eritrea; Ambassador of Finland; Chargé d'Affaires, Federal Republic of Germany; First Secretary, Embassy of Japan; Minister Counsellor, Embassy of the Republic of Liberia; High Commissioner of the Republic of Malawi; High Commissioner of the Republic of Namibia; Ambassador of the Republic of Niger; Ambassador of Portugal; Ambassador of Sri Lanka; Trade Director for Southern Africa, High Commission of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland; Ambassador of the United States of America; and Ambassador of the Republic of Zimbabwe.