Doha Hosts Qatar Economic Forum in Cooperation with Bloomberg

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 15 June 2022
Doha Hosts Qatar Economic Forum in Cooperation with Bloomberg

Under the kind patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, Doha will host the second edition of the “Qatar Economic Forum in cooperation with Bloomberg” from June 20 to 22, with the participation of a number of heads of state and more than 500 business leaders around the world, to discuss ways to equalize the global economic recovery.

In its sessions, the forum will address a number of topics on current global challenges such as the discrepancy between future jobs and the current capabilities of the workforce, supply chain challenges, the expected debt crisis, widening inequality in the economy, and other axes, with the aim of preparing a clear roadmap for the next phase of the global economic growth.

In this regard, His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Qassim Al Thani, Minister of Commerce and Industry said: “Making informed decisions about the future of the global economy is one of the priorities of governments and companies, in light of the transformations taking place in the financial and technological sector, as well as the continuous interest in energy security. From this standpoint, the Qatar Economic Forum, in cooperation with Bloomberg, provides an opportunity to discuss ways to support the strategic direction of the State of Qatar in achieving economic growth, as well as encouraging cooperation between countries of the world, with a focus on the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.”

For his part, Mr Scott Heavens, CEO of Bloomberg Media Group, said: “In light of the global economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we must take responsibility for achieving a comprehensive and sustainable economic recovery. Bloomberg Media Group is proud to moderate this important dialogue in Doha, which brings together policy innovators, thought leaders, and industry experts to determine the course for the decades ahead.

The Forum attracts over 75 keynote speakers, and more than 500 CEOs and business leaders from around the world.

The keynote speakers list includes H.E. Sheikh Bandar bin Mohammed bin Saud Al Thani, Governor of Qatar Central Bank, H.E. Mr Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, Minister of Finance; His Excellency Eng. Saad bin Sherida Al Kaabi, Minister of State for Energy Affairs; His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Qassim Al Thani, Minister of Commerce and Industry; Mr Irakli GARIBASHVILI, Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia; Her Excellency Monica GINGOS, First Lady of the Republic of Namibia; and happiness d. Mohamed Ahmed Maait, Minister of Finance of the Arab Republic of Egypt; and happiness d. Fred Matiangi, Cabinet Minister, Minister of the Interior and Coordination of Government Action; friendship. Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa; and Mr Steven Mnuchin, former Secretary of the Treasury of the United States of America.

The list also includes His Excellency Mr Akbar Al Baker, Group CEO of Qatar Airways; His Excellency Mr Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Sayed, Minister of State and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Free Zones Authority - Qatar; His Excellency Mr Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary-General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy; His Excellency Mr Mansour bin Ibrahim Al Mahmoud, CEO of the Qatar Investment Authority; His Excellency Dr Muhammad Suleiman Al-Jasser, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Islamic Development Bank Group; His Excellency Sheikh Nawaf Saud Al-Sabah, CEO and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation; His Excellency Mr Ghanem Al-Ghunaiman, Managing Director of the Kuwait Investment Authority; Mr Christian Angermeyer, Founder of the Aberon Investment Group.