WINDhOEK: A 20-member business delegation from France will arrive in Namibia for a two-day business and trade mission. The French businesses will arrive on 18 October this year.
The group of French businesspersons, includes captains of industry in sectors such as renewable energy, transportation, civil engineering, agriculture, technology, mining, railway transportation, digital security, cables manufacturer, construction, tourism and hospitality.
The trade mission is organized by the Ministry of Trade and Industry and Embassy of France to Namibia to give the business people from abroad the opportunity to interact with potential partners in Namibia, as well as with senior Government officials.
On Thursday, French Ambassador Jean-Louis Zoel paid a courtesy call on Minister of Trade and Industry Dr Hage Geingob.
He informed the Minister that Vice President of Areva Oliver Wants will be part of the business delegation to Namibia.
With its presence on five continents, Areva is the world’s leading uranium producer today.
The group operates mines in Canada, Kazakhstan and Niger, and manages projects under development in Namibia, the Central African Republic and Jordan.
With offices in Windhoek and Swakopmund, Areva Resources Namibia is currently developing the Trekkopje Mine, situated 70 kilometres north-east of Swakopmund.
It is one of the Group’s flagship projects and one of the most advanced assets under construction.
A Business forum will be held with Namibian business personalities in on the 18 October this year.
The French captains of industry leave on 19 October this year.