At least 20 foreign delegates from India and Turkey are expected to attend the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) annual congress and explore investment opportunities in various sectors of the economy.

The participation of foreign delegates at this year’s CZI is the first as the industry representative organisation seeks ways of promoting investment through dialogue.

A high powered delegation from India is expected to give an insight into measures the economy has adopted in relation to a vibrant small and medium enterprises.

Representatives from Turkey will also explore investment opportunities in various sectors of the Zimbabwean economy.

CZI chief executive officer, Mr Clifford Sileya said this year’s annual congress has adopted an investment forum dimension hence attracting a number of stakeholders across the globe.

He added there will be a policy review during the congress as a way of informing government of what needs to be done.

The manufacturing sector has been given a lifeline through the statutory instrument 64 of 2016 though delays in foreign payments has affected production in the first half of this year.