The Zimbabwe is Open for Business Forum is set to hold an investment seminar in Perth, Australia this month aimed at showcasing the investment opportunities in the country’s mining sector as Zimbabwe seeks to achieve a $12 billion mining industry by 2023.
High profile executives from the mining sector, joint venture capitalists, investors and policy makers are expected to grace the 2019 Zimbabwe Investment Seminar to be held at the Crown Towers, Victoria Park in Perth from the 26th to the 28th of June.
In an interview on the sidelines of the 2019 Zimbabwe Mining Conference, Zimbabwe is Open for Business Forum CEO, Mr Nqobile Magwizi said the Perth investment seminar seeks to showcase investment opportunities in Zimbabwe and to create synergies towards the revitalisation of the mining industry.
“We will be in Perth at the Crown Towers and looking forward to create a platform where investors can engage the Zimbabwean officials on the how best they can be part of economic transformation agenda,” he said.
The Zimbabwean delegation to the investment seminar will include Mines and Mining Development Minister, Mr Winston Chitando and Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister, Cde Monica Mutsvangwa.
Panel discussions and business to business meetings have been lined up for the meeting.
Addressing miners at the just-ended Zimbabwe Mining Conference, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said his administration welcomes investments in the mining sector and is committed to eliminate all bottlenecks to capital inflows.
Focusing on the positives, Zimbabwe is on a journey to reclaim her place as both the bread basket and an economic powerhouse of Southern Africa.
The mining sector is expected to play a leading role in the drive towards sustainable economic growth.