Sierra Leone Trade & Investment Mission

28th & 29th October, Freetown

EVENT SYNOPSIS

Following on from June's hugely successful forum in London, the Government of Sierra Leone will be welcoming a trade mission of UK and International companies to Freetown for a two-day mission on trade and investment opportunities in Sierra Leone. The trip will include general economic briefings for attendees, bilateral meetings with government representatives and officials, networking opportunities with local and international businesses as well as sessions on key economic sectors including; Energy, Infrastructure and Mining.

 

DRAFT PROGRAMME

DAY 1 – SUNDAY, 27th OCTOBER

Fly to Freetown
(Lungi International Airport) 

 

DAY 2 – MONDAY, 28TH OCTOBER

09.00-10.00     High Commissioner’s Breakfast Briefing

  • UK High Commission in Freetown
  • UK Department for International Development

10.30-12.00     Investment Briefing

  • SLIEPA
  • Investor Council
  • Corporate Affairs Commission
  • Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (SLCCIA)

12.00-13.30     Lunch hosted by GoSL: Networking lunch with local government officials

14.00-15.00     Ministerial Meeting (Slot 1)

15.00-16.00     Ministerial Meeting (Slot 2)

16.00-17.00     Ministerial Meeting (Slot 3)

19.00-21.00     Ambassador’s Reception: Evening Cocktail Reception

DAY 3 – TUESDAY, 28TH OCTOBER

0900-1800: Trade & Investment Sessions and Ministerial Bilaterals (in the margins):

0900-0930: Welcome & Introduction

0930-1030: Session 1: Discussion on the Economy, Financial Services and Investment Climate

  • Ministry of Finance
  • Bank of Sierra Leone
  • Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (SLCCIA)

1030-1130: Session 2: Investing in Energy inc. Renewables

  • Ministry of Energy
  • Renewable Energy Association of Sierra Leone (REASL)
  • Petroleum Directorate – Office of the President

1130-1230: Session 3: Investing in Infrastructure & Mining

  • Presidential Infrastructure Initiative
  • National Minerals Agency
  • PPP Unit – Office of the President

14.00-17.30: Site Visit: Nectar Sierra Leone Bulk Terminal port

 

DAY 4 – WEDNESDAY, 30TH OCTOBER

Site Visit organised by the Ministry of Tourism

 

DAY 5 – THURSDAY, 31ST OCTOBER

Fly from Freetown
(Lungi International Airport)