Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” announced its participation as a Gold Sponsor to ‘Kuwait Investment Outreach Roadshow: Discover the Opportunities in a Transformed Economy’, organized by Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) in collaboration with Financial Times Live. The roadshow will launch its first events in London on 8 December 2017, with a conference that attracts elite investors from different sectors including finance & banking, education & training, healthcare services, IT & software development and oil & gas.
The Roadshow is designed to promote a host of lucrative investment opportunities in Kuwait’s dynamic market on a platform that brings together Kuwaiti leaders from the public and private sectors along with international business leaders, consultants and economists. The event in London will host H.E. Khaled Nasser Abdullah Al Roudan, Minister of Commerce and Industry and H.E. Sheikh Dr. Meshaal Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah, Director General, KDIPA.
Mr. Manaf A. Alhajeri, CEO, Markaz will participate as a speaker in a panel discussion to provide a special insight on finance and technology for Kuwait’s future. He will discuss a number of crucial topics such as the roles of FDI and capital markets in fostering a competitive business environment, the impact of the banking sector having on Kuwait’s economy, the relationship between industry, technology and the economy in Kuwait and the fintech sector impact on Kuwait’s FDI environment.
The event discussion will allow attendees to explore the economic outlook for Kuwait and the wider region, discover the new opportunities created for investors and Kuwait’s diverse future economy, blend with foreign investors with varied investments in the Kuwaiti market and find out about Kuwait’s new pro-investment FDI laws, KDIPA’s One-Stop-Shop, and how to take the next step in investing in Kuwait.
Photo Caption: Mr. Manaf A. Alhajeri, CEO, Markaz
About Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz”
Kuwait Financial Centre K.P.S.C “Markaz”, established in 1974, is one of the leading asset management and investment banking institutions in the Arabian Gulf Region with total assets under management (AUM) of KD 1,020 million as of September 30, 2017. Markaz shares are listed on Boursa Kuwait since 1997.