She made her welcome remarks and expressed her pleasure of being able to look at the convention as the culmination of several other smaller forums that had taken place in the past.
Later in the day, Her Excellency stated that the event had been an amazing success, the choice of topics was very good and she praised each speaker from the parliament and the private sector for their excellent contribution.
She said that the convention was a kick start and that people needed to intensify and consolidate the outcomes of the day and continue with very strong networks, following up on the discussions of the day.
She added that as High Commissioner, she was herself very encouraged by the responses which were very motivating. “With the involvement of the youth and the interest and commitment of the private sector”, Her Excellency concluded, “it can really only get better and we can successfully transform and organize our country”.