SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, Dec 8 (MENA) – President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is set to participate on Saturday in a session on the “young entrepreneurs in Africa”, a preparatory session that will be held ahead of the official opening of the forum, slated for Sunday in Sharm el Sheikh.

According to a statement issued by the Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi that today’s session is aimed at supporting the potentials of the African youths in entrepreneurship and innovation domains.

President Sisi will deliver a speech on Egypt’s vision towards backing and empowering the youth, the spokesman added.

The Rwandan president, chairperson of the African Union Commission and the secretary general of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) will also take part in today’s session along with senior African businessmen and heads of major companies operating in Africa, Radi noted.