Speakers in Bahrain’s GCC Financial Forum 2017 Announced

Manama, Feb. 12 (BNA): Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) and Euromoney Conferences have announced a line-up of leading international and regional industry experts to speak at the sixth annual GCC Financial Forum.

Finance Minister Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa will address the forum which will be hosted in the capital Manama on February 27-28. More than 600 high-level delegates will participate and discuss how the GCC region will fund its future.

The delegates will have the unique opportunity to participate in an open ‘town-hall’ session with Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) – in what has now become one of the well-established highlights of the annual forum.

The speakers include Francis Fukuyama, world-renowned political commentator, futurist and author of The End of History and the Last Man, as well as Lord Adair Turner, chairman of the Institute for New Economic Thinking and former head of the UK’s financial regulator, the FSA.

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On the second day, interviews will be held with Mahmood Hashim Alkooheji, chief executive officer of Mumtalakat, and Chris Skinner, a well-known fintech commentator and author.

For more information, visit http://www.bna.bh/portal/en/news/770104

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