The Governor of Cross River State, Sir Ben Ayade will lead a high profile delegation and troupe to Thailand to represent Nigeria in the Colors of Africa continental cultural and business summit.

According to information gathered, the Department of South Asian, Middle East and African Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, in cooperation with seven African Embassies in Bangkok (Egypt, Kenya, Libya, Morocco, Nigeria, Sudan and South Africa), Egypt Air, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, South African Airways, Minor Hotel Group, and Central Pattana Public Company Limited will organise “The Colours of Africa 2019” event from 6 – 8 September 2019 during 11.00 – 22.00 hrs. at Eden Hall, Central World.

The event aims to promote a better understanding of the African continent amongst the Thai public, create awareness of trade, investment and tourism opportunities in Africa, as well as enhancing cultural exchanges and people-to-people contacts between Thailand and Africa.

A hint of the Governor's vision for the promotion of the Cross River nay Nigerian brand has it that Prof Ayade will address an audience of 350, 000 Thailanese, plus millions watching all over the world.

As such, to complement the business discussions for cordial bilateral relations,
the governor has mandated the curation of an unforgettable performance by the state cultural troupe.

Source: Nelson NseAbasi


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