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Part 2: From the Middle East to the World

2023 MEA Summit

Part 2: From the Middle East to the World

Friday, December 8, 2023
09:00 AM - 09:40 AM
Abu Dhabi Rosewood - Rosewood A

The Middle East's relationship with developed economies in Asia and the West involves a complex blend of diplomatic ties and economic opportunities. While historic investments in the region focused on energy reserves and infrastructure, there's a current emphasis by governments to diversify economies, attracting foreign investment across tourism, finance, technology, renewable energy, and manufacturing. This diversification enhances diplomatic, economic, and commercial opportunities, fostering partnerships and collaborations with other nations. Join our panel to explore the dynamic relationship between the Middle East economies and the world, highlighting business and investment opportunities regionally and globally.

Michael Piwowar
Executive Vice President, MI Finance, Milken Institute
Manar Al Moneef
Chief Investment Officer, NEOM
Sameh Al Qubaisi
Group Head of Global Markets, FAB
Karim Haggag
Professor of Practice, American University in Cairo; Fellow, Middle East Initiative, Belfer Center, Harvard Kennedy School