“South Africa: Gateway to the African Opportunity”
May 20, 2013
6:00 pm until 7:30 pm
– The public is invited to attend a World Affairs Forum special event at General Reinsurance Corporation Headquarters, which will feature a presentation by The Honorable Ebrahim Rasool, Ambassador of South Africa to the United States. His topic will be “South Africa: Gateway to the African Opportunity”. This event will take place on May 20, 2013, and will begin promptly at 6 pm.
Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool has had extensive experience in the South African government, having led various departments such as Health, Welfare, Finance and Economic Development. As Premier of the Western Cape Province he took part in attracting approximately $1 billion worth of foreign investment, creating the highest provincial economic growth rate.
Ebrahim Rasool has a long history of involvement in the anti-apartheid struggle, starting in high school and including leadership in the United Democratic Front (UDF) and the African National Congress (ANC). He has spent time both in prison and under house arrest.
The program will begin at 6:00P.M. and conclude at 7:30 P.M. There is no cost to attend, but advance reservations are required. Please contact the World Affairs Forum at 203-356-0340 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve on or before May 17.
||Free but advance reservations required.
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120 Long Ridge Road
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