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Shaikh Maktoum bin Mohammad opens Dubai Investment Forum

Forum aims to provide investors with insights on investment opportunities across key growth sectors in Dubai

Shaikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, deputy ruler of Dubai, on Monday opened the inaugural Dubai Investment Forum hosted by Dubai Investment Development Agency.

The Forum aims to provide investors with insights on existing as well as new and emerging investment opportunities across key growth sectors in Dubai.

Fahad Al Gergawi, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai FDI, said the investment environment in Dubai is attractive for private sector from UAE and around the world to participate in various government led-projects across various sectors.

Key government departments and government related entities presented their investment plans for the next five years that have opportunities for private sector participation.

Senior government officials, global business leaders and industry experts, decision-makers from regional and global financial institutions and banks, as well as investment consultants and fund managers, were present in the inaugural session of the event.

“Involving private sector in various strategic investment plans ranging across infrastructure development, health care, power generation and developing civic amenities is the key objective of this conference. The scope for private sector participation is huge,” said Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of Department of Economic Development, Government of Dubai. 

 

Reference to Gulf News published on: 13:26 October 12, 2015