Shar­jah FDI Fo­rum to host 30 econ­o­mists

2017 edi­tion will see par­tic­i­pants dis­cuss key top­ics ad­dress­ing the fu­ture of the econ­omy

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Shar­jah FDI Fo­rum 2017 has an­nounced that more than 30 se­nior econ­o­mists from the pub­lic and pri­vate sec­tors will par­tic­i­pate at the event.

The in­vest­ment con­fer­ence, held un­der the pa­tron­age of Dr. Shaikh Sul­tan Bin Mo­ham­mad Al Qasimi, Supreme Coun­cil Mem­ber and Ruler of Shar­jah, will take place on 19th and 20th Septem­ber 2017 in Shar­jah.

“This year’s edi­tion of the Shar­jah FDI Fo­rum will see a host of ex­perts, chair­per­sons and CEOs from renowned na­tional and in­ter­na­tional bod­ies that have a con­sid­er­able im­pact on lo­cal, re­gional and global economies. Their at­ten­dance high­lights the pres­ti­gious stature of the Emirate of Shar­jah as a plat­form for eco­nomic ex­per­tise from around the world,” said Mo­ham­mad Juma Al Mushar­rakh, Di­rec­tor of In­vest in Shar­jah.

Se­nior UAE gov­ern­ment and semi-gov­ern­ment of­fi­cials tak­ing part in the event will in­clude Sul­tan Bin Saeed Al Man­souri, Min­is­ter of Econ­omy; Ab­dul­lah Bin Ah­mad Al Saleh, Un­der­sec­re­tary of For­eign Trade and In­dus­try at the UAE Min­istry of Econ­omy; Sul­tan Ab­dul­lah Bin Hadda Al Suwaidi, Chair­man of Shar­jah Eco­nomic De­vel­op­ment Depart­ment; and Mar­wan Bin Jas­sim Al Sarkal, CEO of Shurooq.

Based on the theme “The Fourth In­dus­trial Rev­o­lu­tion,” Shar­jah FDI Fo­rum 2017 will see par­tic­i­pants dis­cuss key top­ics that ad­dress the fu­ture of the econ­omy, such as the re­al­i­ties of for­eign di­rect in­vest­ment, and the lat­est eco­nomic ap­proaches that are based on the pred­i­cated new age of in­dus­try.

Mo­ham­mad Juma Al Mushar­rakh

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