The Malian capital Bamako will in November host the sixth Mining and Petroleum Conference and Exhibition which brings together mining and petroleum experts and stakeholders from around the world to discuss the latest trends in the extractive industry.
A statement by its organizers confirmed that the conference will last from 17th to 19th November during which discussants will rub minds on the new perspectives and challenges of the industry and assess opportunities for iron ore, bauxite, manganese, cement and limestone as constituted in Mali’s new mining vision.
‘Increasing the Contribution of the Mining sector to Mali’s Economy’ is the theme of the conference which will be under the patronage of the country’s Prime Minister, Modibo Keita.
The conference which will attract officials from global financial institutions such as, the World Bank, IMF, African Development Bank, and the African Union is to feature twenty sessions focussing on the African and Malian mining and petroleum sectors, as well as a trade exhibition, social networking activities and business meetings.
‘JMP’15 is an exceptional opportunity to network and share experiences between the delegates, as well as showcasing the latest advancements in the mining environment and its link with economic development’, the statement from the organizers said.
Government representatives, directors and leaders of extractive industry companies, as well as mining and petroleum experts will be taking part.