Seminar puts spotlight on Bahrain’s banking role
Manama, January 22, 2013
EuromoneyConferences, a leading organizer of finance and investment conferences, will be back in Bahrain this March to jointly host a major financial event with the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB).
The two-day 'Euromoney Bahrain Conference 2013,' will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel starting from March 5.
This year's event will bring together more than 300 high level local and international financiers, investors, policy makers and regulators who will look at the role of Bahrain’s financial sector in the country’s economic progress and the development of the GCC wealth management industry.
Richard Banks, regional director for Euromoney Conferences said: "We are excited to be back in Bahrain, partnering again with the EDB,after a very successful event last year. This year’s conference will look more closely at the kingdom’s economy as well as discuss the opportunities and challenges for the global and regional financial sector in the year ahead."
"Euromoney will moderate the discussions and ask the most pressing questions to our high caliber line-up of participants," he stated.
Kamal bin Ahmed, the Minister of Transportation and acting chief executive of the Economic Development Board said, "The Euromoney Bahrain Conference 2013 will play a pivotal role in bringing to light the current challenges faced by the financial sector and discussing these issues with top Bahraini and international experts."
"We welcome back Euromoney conferences and are happy to be co-hosting this event with them. Events such as the Euromoney Bahrain Conference are testament to Bahrain’s position as a financial centre," he added.
Besides Kamal bin Ahmed, the confirmed speakers include Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor, Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa, the chief executive, The Oil and Gas Holding Company (nogaholding) and Mahmood Hashim Al Kooheji, the CEO of Mumtalakat.-TradeArabia News Service