KDIPA organizes workshop for Capital Markets Authority trainees

Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) organized an introductory workshop for trainees of the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) on February 1, 2018 at its headquarters in Al Hamra Tower.

Dr. Barjas Al-Hajri, Head of Training and Development Department, 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. 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 summarized the key elements of Law No. 116/2013, along with the advantages and exemptions granted to investors.

Dr. Barjas Al-Hajri then explained in-depth KDIPA’s organizational structure, followed by Sheikh Abdullah Al-Sabah, Assistant Director-General for Investor Operations, who provided an overview of the investment operations sector, detailing its work and mechanism.

The training concluded with presentations by Mr. Mohamed Yousef Yaqoub, Assistant Director General of Business Development, and Ms. Mona Bseiso, Economic Consultant, who explained KDIPA’s current business development and promotional activities along with the State of Kuwait’s investment climate.