Mr. Thore Vestby, Former Norwegian MP, addresses BRIX seminar “The New Africa Emerging”

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Mr. Thore Vestby, former member of the Norwegian Parliament and co-founder of Ichi Foundation, addressed the BRIX seminar “The New Africa Emerging” on December 5 in Stockholm. He discussed the history of Norwegian cooperation with Africa, which has been largely restricted to aid through NORAD. But a new focus on cooperation has been established in 2012 through the Norwegian African Business Association by leading Norwegian companies ( Norway also needs to establish cooperation with BRI, Vestby emphasized, and a shift in the attitude in Norway towards China and the Belt and Road (BRI) is necessary. He congratulated the Swedish BRIX for its successful work and announced that a “BRIX Norway” will be started in the new year.