Record turnout in Bahrain elec­tions

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AP­PLE CO-FOUNDER STEVE Woz­niak was an­nounced last week as the key­note speaker of the eighth an­nual GCC Fi­nan­cial Fo­rum, which is to be co-hosted by Euromoney and the Bahrain Eco­nomic Devel­op­ment Board.

Set to be held on Fe­bru­ary 26-27, 2019, the event will fo­cus on the rein­ven­tion of fi­nan­cial ser­vices and will fea­ture speeches and in­ter­views with in­ter­na­tional fi­nan­cial and tech­nol­ogy lead­ers, and present an op­por­tu­nity for over 800 global par­tic­i­pants to meet, net­work and exchange ideas, a state­ment said.

Steve Woz­niak, one of the heavy­weights of the global tech in­dus­try, founded Ap­ple with Steve Jobs in 1976 and was in­stru­men­tal in the launch of the com­pany’s first per­sonal com­put­ers.

Woz­niak is cur­rently ac­tive in ad­vo­cat­ing the ben­e­fits of cryp­tocur­ren­cies, an area that sev­eral Bahraini star­tups are ex­plor­ing.

I WANT THAT WORLD TO EX­IST. BUT THERE WILL BE OB­STA­CLES” STEVE WOZ­NIAK Ap­ple co-founder Steve Woz­niak

“WOMEN BUILD THE FOUN­DA­TIONS OF OUR RE­NAIS­SANCE” Sheikh Mo­hammed bin Rashid Al Mak­toum

uBahrain launched Fin­Tech Bay in Fe­bru­ary 2018

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