Libyan Railroads reported last Thursday that it is participating in the International Forum for Financing Railway Projects in Africa, with the participation of representatives of African countries.
The even opened last Thursday, 19 October and runs until 21 October in Diamniadio, 30 km from the Senegalese capital Dakar.
Libyan Railroads’ delegation in the event, under the slogan “Financing Railway Projects in Africa: The Future of Railways in Africa,” is headed by Saeed Salem Al-Kilani, Chairman of the Authority’s Board of Directors.
This forum, which is organized by the National Railway Association of Senegal in partnership with the International Railway Union, and in which about five hundred policymakers and representatives of railway companies, industry and the private sector participate, aims to “stimulate the development of the railway sector in Africa.”
The opening ceremony of this meeting was marked by a speech by Senegalese Prime Minister Amadou Ba, on behalf of the President of the Republic, Macky Sall, and in the presence of several members of the Senegalese government, in addition to members of the diplomatic corps accredited in Dakar.