Euromoney's inaugural Jordan Conference took place last Tuesday and Wednesday, attracting local and international financiers, investors and high level business leaders.
The event, which focused on the financing of Jordan's economy, featured keynote speeches from H.E. Dr. Mohammad Abu Hammour, Minister of Finance, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, H.E. Dr. Jafar Hassan, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and H.E. Eng. Mohannad Qudah, Minister of Transport, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan “We were very pleased with the success of the first Euromoney Jordan Conference. At a time of regional turmoil, Jordan stands out as a stable and forward-looking country with a real commitment to developing its economy and financial sector for the benefit of its people. Over 400 people attended the conference, the atmosphere was incredible and we look forward to returning to an even bigger event in 2012" said Richard Banks, Director, Middle East, Euromoney Conferences. Euromoney would like to thank the co-host The Ministry of Finance and the sponsors: Arab Bank as the senior lead sponsor; Union Bank as lead sponsor; Egyptian Arab Land Bank as co-sponsor and Jordan Kuwait Bank and Saxo Bank as exhibitors.
Mr. Abdel Hamid Shoman, Chairman of Arab Bank said, “Jordan has emerged as a leader in the region on many fronts, becoming an attractive investment and regional hub; the Euromoney conference was the fitting venue to discuss the Kingdom’s aspirations and confront the challenges it faces.” Mr. Shoman further added, “Jordan’s strategic geographical location, continued security and regional and global diplomatic relations, all of which are being recognized by investors and organizations alike, were brought center-stage during this event at a very important time for our economy.”