DAR ES SALAAM, July 23 (Xinhua) — At least 1,200 delegates will attend the Africa Human Capital Heads of State Summit slated for July 25-26 in Tanzania’s port city of Dar es Salaam, an official said on Sunday.
Albert Chalamila, Dar es Salaam regional commissioner, said in a statement that the delegates, including heads of state, will come from more than 30 African countries.
“Dar es Salaam has already prepared to receive the delegates who will also have a chance to sample the country’s abundant tourist attractions,” said Chalamila.
On May 19, Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan launched preparations for the summit, and called on fellow African leaders, policymakers, and other development stakeholders to accelerate investments in learning, health, and skills to secure the productivity of the region’s people as its greatest asset.
The summit, supported by the World Bank, will be held under the theme “Accelerating Africa’s Economic Growth: Boosting Youth Productivity by Improving Learning and Skills.”
It will bring together leaders from across the continent to focus attention and draw tangible financial and policy commitments prioritizing investing in people as a core driver of productivity, resilience, and growth.
Source : Xinhua