FLASHBACK: President Museveni poses for a photo with delegates at one of the international conferences in Uganda.

Presidents Yoweri Museveni and Paul Kagame will be among African leaders who are expected to attend the Global Business Forum on Africa in Dubai in early November.

According to a statement from the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the two heads of state and their ministers will be among over 1000 other business leaders who will discuss Africa’s economic outlook and investment opportunities that investors in the Arab world can tap into.

Hamad Buamim, President and CEO of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry said  that the Global Business Forum series allowing top officials, decision-makers and investors to explore the prospects of economic partnership and cooperation among international markets.

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“The Global Business Forum on Africa, which is set for an unprecedented top-tier attendance, including distinguished African heads of state and ministers, is testament to Dubai’s firm position on the global economic map,” Mr Buamim said of the event that is to be hosted at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah Mosque.

The Global Business Forum series was launched by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 2012, targeting Africa, the Commonwealth of Independent States and Latin America.