KDIPA organized a comprehensive introductory training session for trainees of the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) on February 2, 2016 at its headquarters in Al Hamra Tower. The Assistant Director General of Financial and Administrative Affairs, Mr. Mohamed Al-Ojeri, gave an opening speech to the trainees where he highlighted KDIPA’s key role of promoting direct investments, both local and foreign, to the State of Kuwait. Mr. Barjas Al-Hajri, Training and Development Manager, explained in-depth KDIPA’s organizational structure. This was followed by a presentation by Ms. Amal Al Fassam, head of the Fetwa and Legal Opinion Section, and Mr. Amr Wageeh, Legal Advisor, which tackled the key elements of the Law No. 116/2013, along with the advantages and exemptions granted to investors. Mr. Mohammed Sabbagh, Head of Investor Service Section, provided an overview of the investment operations sector, detailing its work and mechanism. The training concluded with a speech by Mr. Mohamed Yousef Yaqoub, Assistant Director General of Business Development, where he explained KDIPA’s current business development and promotional activities along with the State of Kuwait’s investment climate.