KHARTOUM, Sudanese Foreign Minister Professor Ibrahim Ghandour has received from the Egyptian Ambassador to Sudan Osama Shaltout an invitation from Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Al-Sissi tor Sudanese President Omer Al-Basher to participate in Africa Forum 2017 scheduled to be held in Sharm Al-Sheikh, Egypt, from Dec 7 to 9.

Egypt is hosting the high-level forum to promote trade and investment in Africa in a initiative by the Egyptian investment and international co-operation ministry and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) regional investment agency.

The forum, which will be held under the patronage of President al-Sisi, will bring together government and business leaders from across Africa and worldwide, including heads of state and chief executives of top African business organizations.