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In the framework of Gateway Gulf Investment Forum
The Minister of Industry, Commerce & Tourism participates in the panel
“A New Gulf Paradigm”
09 May 2018
As part of the Gateway Gulf Investment Forum, which is being held under the patronage of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Bahrain Economic Development Board, the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Mr. Zayed R. Alzayani participated in the discussion panel   under title of “A New Gulf Paradigm”. The panel moderated by Richard Quest from CNN News Network.
During the panel, they discussed number of issues related to the role of governments and the private sector in developing and shifting the GCC economies. In addition to the need of the private sector to lead this new change in the region and the challenges facing investment in the GCC countries; and the success achieved by these countries in developing their economic systems. This reflects in the economic reality and growth witnessed by some economic sectors. And the oil prices resulted GCC tendency to develop and activate other economic sectors and attract more international companies and modern technology.

The panel was attended by, Minister of Commerce and Industry of Kuwait HE Khalid bin Nasser Al Rowdan, Jassim Alseddiqi from Abu Dhabi Financial Group and Mohammed Alshaya from Alshaya Group.