Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State is to participate in the US – Benue Trade Forum scheduled to commence in the United States of America on Monday, February 10, 2020.
The event which has the theme, ‘Think Global, Grow Local’ is aimed at promoting economic cooperation between institutions and organizations in the United States and Benue.
The forum will provide opportunities in agro-based businesses, infrastructure development and healthcare.
Other areas of focus will include technology and collaboration with development partners.
The US – Benue Trade Forum will take place in Atlanta, California and Los Angeles.
Governor Ortom who departs Benue State today will also take part in an event organized by the United States Institute of Peace, USIP, in Washington DC.
Before making his return, the Governor will attend the Paris Annual International Agricultural Show in France.