Prominent Gweru businesswoman and philanthropist, Dr. Ambassador Smelly Dube is seeking to expand her business empire to Europe and has since last week been attending high-level meetings in Glasgow and England including attending the two-day Zimbabwe Capital Markets Indaba in London being headed by Finance Minister, Professor Mthuli Ncube.
Dr Dube is into property development and also has interests in mining, is among the over 300 public and private sector executives attending the high-level business indaba in London.
The two-day workshop is co-hosted by the Finance Markets Indaba (FMI) alongside the Zimbabwe Embassy in the United Kingdom at the London Stock Exchange.
The maverick businesswoman said she will also attend a couple of business meetings in Glasgow to explore more investment opportunities in Europe as well as lure investors to Zimbabwe.
“We have a hectic schedule here as we seek to expand our business, for now, we are fully booked with various business meetings lined up as we explore investment opportunities here,” said Dr Dube.
She said while on a mission to explore some business ventures in the UK, she was also carrying His Excellency President Dr. Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa’s message that Zimbabwe is Open for business.
“While we seek to invest in the UK, we have also not forgotten to remind the potential investors here that Zimbabwe is a great nation with various investment opportunities as well under the Second Republic, we are thus carrying President Mnangagwa’s message that Zimbabwe is open for Business,” she said.
Dr Dube said she will be in the UK to also witness the coronation of Charles III and his wife Camilla as King and Queen of England which is scheduled for 6 May.
She is also set to attend the Leaders Without Borders International Business and Investment Summit and Honours to be held late next month in London.
She is accompanied by her husband, Eng Mncedisi Dube who is also the River Valley Group of Companies Chairman. #The Sun Promotional