The annual Middle East and Africa conference of the global network HLB, scheduled to take place in Cairo from the 11th to the 14th of November under the slogan “Big enough to compete, small enough to care”. The conference this year has over 18 country participating from the Middle East and Africa region to the executive office of the network in Britain and America. In addition to Egypt, the conference’s host country.
The conference aims to enhance the integration of African countries by strengthening the relations and the cooperation among the members of the African countries and the global network HLB in order to better communicate, integrate and exchange international experiences to increase the presence on the local and regional level. In addition to raising awareness on the accounting, advisory services and emphasize the strong relations among African countries on both levels, governmental and business communities.
The hosting of the HLB Group Egypt in Cairo this year is in line with the efforts of the Egyptian State for cooperation and integration with African countries. Which culminated the Egyptian presidency of the African Union for 2019, and the efforts exerted in signing and activating trade agreements with African countries, the ambitious steps of the Ministry of Industry and Trade on the African level to implement the 2030 Egyptian strategy and Egypt hosting the Africa 2018 Forum from 7 to 9 of December In the presence of a number of heads of state, government and ministers from various African countries, in order to stimulate investment in the African continent within the framework of the joint cooperation of African countries in implementing the 2063’s vision.
The conference's agenda is carefully prepared and planned to meet the conference’s objectives. A group of distinguished speakers representing the Egyptian government and the Ministries of Planning, Industry, Trade and the private sector institutions such as chambers of commerce, industry and the professional community with the aim of negotiating the subject of “Integrating Africa” from different perspectives, as well as preparing dedicated meetings for the HLB meetings to plan and consolidate business in the region.
The conference is held with mixed feelings of gratitude, pride and sorrow over the loss of Dr. Samir Makary, who passed away in mid-last month. Dr. Makary is the founder and president of HLB Egypt-Makary Consulting Company, which was founded in 1999, laying the cornerstone of a strong and transparent system based on a set of principles. The philosophy he has established in creating his team for more than 20 years so that they can complete the march to the future with a fixed foot and a clear vision, under the slogan of “Senior enough to compete, and young enough to care about the details of our work," which was the push that contributed to the team continuing to prepare for the conference In spite of the sadness of his loss, to achieve an exceptional outcome that is the conference as a mirror to his devotion in his work and the honor to his spirit.
The global network, founded in 1969, ranks 12th in the world according to the International Accounting Bulletin IAB (2017 Global Survey) and includes a group of specialized companies around the world in accounting and consulting expertise. Represented by HLB Group Egypt, which consists of HLB Egypt - Makary for specialized consultancy expertise in financial, market and economic consultancy, and HLB Egypt - Amjad Fathi Kamel and Safwat Obaid & Co. specialized in accounting and auditing.
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