Visit from the Australian company Fortescue Metals

This Monday, July 31, 2023, Madame Aissata LAM, Director General of the Investment Promotion Agency of Mauritania (APIM), received a group from the Australian company Fortescue Metals Group, specialized in mining and green energy.

During the meeting, Mr. Sahbi Amara, representing Fortescue MENA, highlighted the significant potential for mineral resources and renewable energy in Mauritania. He expressed their strong interest in the mining and renewable energy sectors in our country and their willingness to support its energy transition.

In response, the Director General of APIM seized the opportunity to reaffirm the agency’s commitment to providing all necessary assistance to the group during its investment journey in Mauritania. She also presented the advantages and incentives offered to investors by the Mauritanian legislation, particularly the investment and the mining codes.

The meeting was held in the presence of Mr. Mamadou Amadou Kane, Program Officer and Lehbib Khroumbaly, Technical Advisor at the Ministry of Petroleum, Mines, and Energy.

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