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Second day of Global Investment Forum in Ohrid

October 20
07:41 2012

Ohrid, 20 October 2012 (MIA) - Engagement of the diaspora in creating economic opportunities, successful business models of cooperation as well as financing investment projects, from micro finance to financing big projects are the topics that will be discussed at the second day of the Global Investment Forum taking place in Ohrid, organised by "Macedonia 2025."

At the end of the summit conclusions and recommendations towards supporting, urging and enhancing investment efforts in the country will be presented later in the day.

Macedonia 2025 and SEAF will establish a new investment capital fund, focused on growth of the Macedonian enterprises.

"The fund is first of its kind where the diaspora is a catalyst and leading investor putting an emphasis on the fatherland and the region. It's our great pleasure to collaborate with SEAF in an attempt to create a successful fund and to pave the way for new funds. Our board of directors is thrilled with the idea of helping SEAF in the development of business leaders and successful businesses in Macedonia  and allowing access to our global network of business connections," stated Mike Zafirovski - Chairman of the Macedonia 2025 Board of Directors.

The summit, which brings together 350 participants, is held under the motto "Discovering Opportunities: Leveraging Business Diaspora to promote trade, investments and economic growth". sk/13:38