H.E Boakai to Make First Official International Business Trip to USA as Liberian President.

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H.E Boakai to Make First Official International Business Trip to USA as Liberian President.

By: Daniel Theophilus Cole 

Capitol Hill: President Joseph Nyuma Boakai will on May 6, 2024 make his first International Business Trip to the United States of America (USA) since his induction into office as Liberia 26th president.

An Organization Base in the (USA) named Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), the organizer of the Business Summit will host several African Leaders including his Excellency Joseph Nyuma Boakai and they have also urged interest participants to swiftly register to secure individual space before the registration time elapses, the deadline for the registration is May 1, 2024.

These development corporations and dialogue between American and African businesses, will take place from May 6 – 9, 2024 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.

This year's Business Summit Will be held under the theme, “U.S Africa-Business Business: Partnering for Sustainable Success,”

This opportunity for officials of government, high ranking leaders in business residing in Africa, top-notch Business Investors, policymakers who are making impacts in the African business community, and entrepreneurs to meet and discuss about the business community, explore trade opportunities, and forge strategic partnerships to drive economic growth and development through the African Continent.

The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) has announced a f African leaders who will be present at the Summit held in Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas USA.

1. H.E. Joseph Boakai, President, Republic of Liberia

2. H.E. Lazarus Chakwera, President, Republic of Malawi

3. H.E. Faure Gnassingbe, President, Republic of Togo

4. H.E. Muhammad B. S. Jallow, Vice President, Republic of The Gambia

 5. H.E. Joao Lourenço, President, Republic of Angola

6. H.E. Nthomeng Majara, Deputy Prime Minister, Kingdom of Lesotho

7. H.E. Mokgweetsi E. K. Masisi, President, Republic of Botswana

8. H.E. José Maria Neves, President, Republic of Cabo Verde

9. H.E. Filipe Nyusi, President, Republic of Mozambique

 10. H.E. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, President, Republic of Nigeria

11. Hon. David Sengeh, Chief Minister, Republic of Sierra Leone

12. Confirmed U.S. Government Officials include:

Other Dignitaries from the US and other Institutions  

Hon. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Representative the U.S.A. to the United Nations

Hon. Ambassador Katherine Tai, United States Trade Representative (USTR)

Hon. Chair Reta Jo Lewis, President and Chair of the Board, U.S. Export Import-Bank (EXIM)

Hon. Alice Albright, CEO, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)

Hon. Travis Adkins, President & CEO, U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF)

Hon. Enoh Ebong, Director, U.S. Trade & Development Agency (USTDA)

Hon. Xochitl Torres Small, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Hon. Amos Hochstein, Senior Adviser to the President for Energy and Investment, The White House

Hon. Stephen Benjamin, Senior Advisor to the President and Director of Public Engagement, The White House

Hon. Richard Nelson, Power Africa Coordinator

Hon. British Robinson, Prosper Africa Coordinator

Hon. Dr. John N. Nkengasong, Ambassador-at-Large, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Senior Bureau Official for Global Health Security and Diplomacy, Department of State

Hon. Nisha Biswal, Deputy CEO, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)

Amb. Geoff Pyatt, Assistant Secretary of State for Energy and Natural Resources, Department of State

Hon. Joy Basu, Deputy Assistant Secretary – Africa, Department of State

Hon. Thomas Bruns, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Middle East and Africa, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce

Hon. Heather Lanigan, Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa, U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)

Confirmed International Officials:

Hon. Dr.  Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General, World Trade Organization

H.E. Wamkele Mene, Secretary General, African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat

Dr. Sidi Ould Tah, President, Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa

Admassu Tadesse, President and CEO, Trade and Development Bank

Alain Ebobisse, CEO, Africa50

Solomon Quaynor, Vice-President for Private Sector, Infrastructure & Industrialization, African Development Bank

Okechukwu Ihejirika, COO – Caribbean Office, Afreximbank.

These esteemed leaders will contribute to the Summit’s discussions, share insights, and explore opportunities for collaboration with attendees from both sides of the Atlantic.

About the 2024 U.S.-Africa Business Summit:

This initiative, the U.S.-Africa Business Summit is the lead event organized by the Corporate Council on Africa, dedicated to strengthening economic ties between the United States and Africa.

With a focus on trade, investment, and partnership opportunities, the Summit convenes key stakeholders to promote sustainable development and prosperity across the African continent.

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Daniel Theo Cole Daniel Theophilus Cole is a Senior Reporter at Kool 91.9 FM/TV/Knewsonline. Cole has a keen interest in Human Interest, Political, Economy, and Agricultural Stories. His passion for journalism extends beyond self-interest. Cell#0776762186 Email: [email protected]