Visit of Sourcing and Investment Delegation to Africa, July 21-27, 2019


3rd May, 2019


All Members of the Council

Visit of Sourcing & Investment Delegation to Africa
Countries & City of visit Dates
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia July 22-23, 2019
Nairobi, Kenya July 24-25, 2019
Kampala, Uganda July 26-27, 2019

Dear members,

Considering the favorable trade scenario between India and African countries, CLE in coordination with SITA (Supporting Indian Trade & Investment for Africa) will be organizing visit of a Sourcing and Investment Delegation to Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda during July 21-27, 2019.

PROGRAMME of Visit of the Delegation

–      Roundtable on Investment Opportunities and Promotion Meetings
–      Visit to Leather, Footwear and Leather Goods Manufacturing units
–      Visit to Industrial Parks, Export Processing Zones
–      Meetings with Tanners & Raw Material Suppliers
–      Networking Dinners with Business Forums

Detailed schedule of meetings/visits will be finalized by SITA shortly.

Free Hotel Accommodation & No Participation Fee

We are happy to announce that SITA will provide free accommodation (bed and breakfast) and ground transportation to the visiting Indian Delegation in all 3 African Countries. There is NO PARTICIPATION FEE for joining the delegation. However, each participant will have to book his own air-ticket and arrange visa for joining the delegation.

Shri P.R. Aqeel Ahmed, Chairman-CLE will be leading the Indian Delegation along with Shri Anil K. Sondhi, Convenor, Raw Material Panel-CLE.

Expression of Interest

Members interested to join the Sourcing and Investment Delegation to Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda during July 21-27, 2019 may confirm their participation by sending the attached application form, duly completed, on or before 10th May, 2019. Since SITA will be providing complimentary hotel accommodation and ground transport, we have to restrict number of Delegates to a certain level hence, interested members are requested to confirm their participation, on urgent basis.

In case you require any further information or clarification, please feel free to contact Mr. Vijaya Kumar. C, Assistant Director, International Marketing Division at (or) at + 9717394888.

With best regards,

R. Selvam, IAS
Executive Director
Council for Leather Exports