The minister of Information and Communication Technology Tjikero Tweya has officially launched the upcoming Arandis Investment Conference and Uranium Festival in the Capital.
Arandis is a town strategically situated in the Erongo Region linked by Road; Rail; Air; Harbour and outside the Bust Belt and its second to Kokerboom in the south and the most suitable for renewable energy projects to support the current deficit if energy in the country Tweya has said at the launched.
“The proximity to the Western African Cable System (WACS) and strategic location within the region makes it most ideal for Data farms and other clean green technologies, so the council created a Techno Park to accommodate such technologies as part of its strategic and urban development plan,” said Tweya.
He added that this is the beginning of many developments for Arandis and to showcase the valuables the town offers.
This year’s conference will be held under the theme ‘The Hot Spot For Renewable Energy’.
Tweya also stated that the key purpose for this conference is to focus on what Arandis can offer in terms of becoming a center for renewable energy and Information Technology Communication (ICT) initiatives.
He said this is because Arandis is influenced by activities of surrounding mines and mining companies are very much dependent on energy and ICT services.
This festival will offer networking for potential investors in these industries and for future business projects as well as an opportunity to showcase their products.
The conference is expected to start in November and investors have already shown interest. .