More than 700 Arab participants including institutional investors, bankers, economists and policy makers are meeting this week in Beirut to discuss the new economic challenges facing the region in the light of the global and regional economic and political developments. The three-day conference, which has been dubbed The Arab Davos and the regional International Monetary Fund, will be inaugurated by Lebanese Prime Minister, Rafic Hariri.
Trends in global investments, the future of economic reform and Arab Islamic Banking, investment in Arab countries and the next phase of investments in energy will be debated by Arab and international think tanks and regulators. — (menareport.com)
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