Oct 23 2019


Venue: Sochi, Olympic Park Main Media Centre | Time: Seminar

The Russia–Africa Summit will be held on 23–24 October 2019 at the Sochi Olympic Park Main Media Centre and will be co-chaired by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President and African Union Chairman Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi.


The Russia–Africa Summit is the first event of its kind in the history of Russian-African relations to which the head of every African state and the leaders of major regional associations and organizations have been invited.


The Summit plenary sessions will look to discuss a wide range of issues on the international agenda and to compare views on pressing issues of vital interest to Russia and Africa.


The Summit will focus particular attention on actual and potential relations between Russia and the nations of Africa, the development of interaction in the political, economic, humanitarian, and cultural fields among others with an emphasis on finding ways to accelerate and develop the entire range of Russian-African cooperation in a systematic way.


Sochi will also host the Russia–Africa Economic Forum alongside the Summit on 23–24 October 2019.

The Forum will be attended by African heads of state, representatives of Russian, African, and international business and government agencies, and representatives of African integration associations.


For more information, please visit the official website here.


In this context, the “Mauritius-Russia Business Forum” is being organised by the Economic Development Board in Moscow on 21 October 2019 and will provide business and investment insights into the following key sectors of the Mauritian economy, namely:

  1. Financial Services - Mauritius International Financial Center including Fintech
  2. Real Estate and Property Development
  3. ICT, Digitization, Blockchain Technology, Artificial Intelligence
  4. New Manufacturing Industries (Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices, High-tech innovative products manufacturing)


  1. The business forum will also act as a platform to strengthen economic & bilateral ties between Mauritius & Russia.


To register for this forum, please contact Mrs. Kheeran Bahadoor at the EDB on

Phone: +230 203 3316