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28 Sep 2016
Arab Times

Gulf Bank Affirms Success of Euromoney Kuwait Confab

[via Arab Times]

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27: Gulf Bank successfully concluded its lead sponsorship of the 8th Euromoney conference in Kuwait, which took place on Sept 27, 2016 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Kuwait. The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Meeting the Challenge of Financial Innovation and Reform’ and it addressed the challenges and opportunities facing the Kuwaiti economy in an era of global uncertainties.

The opening session included keynote addresses from the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Finance — HE Dr Khalifa Musaed Hamada; Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait — HE Dr Mohammed Al-Hashel; Director General of the Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority – HE Sheikh Meshaal Jaber Al-Sabah, and Head of Markets Sector at the Capital Markets Authority, Muthanna Al-Saleh.

Omar Kutayba Alghanim, Chairman of Gulf Bank and CEO Alghanim Industries, participated in the morning’s first interview session where he offered solutions to the challenges facing Kuwait.

Alghanim stressed that Kuwait is unlike any other country in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC); it was a leader in the region long before the discovery of oil. Kuwait’s rich history of trading and entrepreneurship are unique and provide an important framework to address the issues that are currently facing the country and the region.

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