TOKYO, Japan — The Japanese government said Friday it will hold the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development, (TICAD VII), in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, south of Tokyo, on Aug 28 to 30, 2019, Japan’s Jiji Press reported.
Through both public and private efforts, we will powerfully back development led by Africa itself,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said.
Since 1993, Japan has hosted TICAD meetings jointly with the United Nations, the U.N. Development Program, the World Bank and the African Union Commission.
The last TICAD meeting in Nairobi on Aug 27 to 28, 2016, was the first to be held outside Japan.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK