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New Delhi, March 14 () The chairman of Bharti Enterprises Sunil Bharti Mittal highlighted on Tuesday that development of agricultural economy, skilling of people and nurturing of micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) as well as manufacturing activities, would help the economic rise of the company. the continent of Africa.
Addressing the CII Partnership Summit, Mittal, speaking on the issue of African economic integration, which is one of the key agenda items of India’s G20 presidency, said that there is an urgent need to use the fertile land available in the continent, as it helps to get remove poverty and create employment.
He further added that the skilling of people there is another significant aspect, which the African Integration Council (a smaller group under G20) is working towards and will make recommendations about.
Mital also highlighted the significance of developing MSMEs in Africa and encouraging manufacturing activities. This would help the economic rise of the African continent.
Electricity supply is a huge problem in Africa along with physical connectivity through rail and road networks, Mittal said, adding that many countries there are lagging behind in terms of physical and digital connectivity.
However, he added that digital connectivity can overcome the absence of physical infrastructure. Giving the example of the Jan Dhan-Aadhaar-Mobile (JAM) trinity, the Bharti Airtel chief said a similar model was needed to empower Africa.
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