KDIPA’s Director General participated in the seventh Euromoney Kuwait Conference

The Direcotr General of Kuwait Direct Invetsment Promotion Authority (KDIPA), Dr. Meshaal Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah participated in the seventh Euromoney Kuwait Conference held on September 15, 2015 at the J W Mariott Hotel, under the theme “Innovation in Uncertain Times”. The conference keynote speeches were presented by H.E. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anas Al Saleh, and H.E. Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait Dr. Mohammed Al Hashel. In a live interview session on the podium, Dr. Meshaal explained the challenging tasks that KDIPA is mandated with under its establishing Law No. 116 of 2013, KDIPA’s promotional and communications strategy on targeting efficient seeking FDI to attain economic diversification through technology transfer, job creation and training opportunities for Kuwaitis, , how lower oil prices can be both a challenge and an opportunity for investors in Kuwait, showcased potential investment opportunities in various sectors under the development plan and the PPP system or others, and concluded by indicating KDIPA’s keenness on streamlining business environment and enhancing Kuwait’s competiveness. There were other live interviews and two specialized panel sessions that tackled the issues of “Global and Regional Economic and Investment Outlook” and “Innovating and Energizing Finance”. The conference witnessed notable attendance of around 300 participants from leading local and regional banking, finance, and investment sectors, as well as high ranking public officials.