Saturday, May 25, 2019


Rebuilding a Nation

Mahmoud Fouda, CEO of the Middle East Observer

An article by Mahmoud Fouda, CEO of the Middle East Observer.


Apr 30, 2019

Government | Africa | Egypt


Bold economic reforms pay major dividends

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi swearing in Prime Minister Mostafa Kamal Madbouly in June, 2018.

The Egyptian government has implemented reforms and laid down the plans that will ultimately allow the private sector to take the driving seat on the... Apr 14, 2019

Government | Africa | Egypt


Closer than ever: the strategic partnership between Egypt and the United States continues to unfold

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry (right) meets U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in January, 2019.

Forty years on from the signing of the Camp David Accords, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry sheds light on the dynamics behind the evolving strategic... Apr 14, 2019

Government | Africa | Egypt

Planning, Egypt

Vision 2030 sets out inclusive vision of the future Egypt

DR. HALA EL SAID, Minister of Planning

Incorporating the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development, Egypt’s Vision 2030 puts forward a strategy to achieve... Apr 14, 2019

Government | Africa | Egypt


Foreign investment on the rise amid improved business climate

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi (far right) and Minister of Investment Dr. Sahar Nasr (far left) at the inauguration of the Investor Services Center

A new investment law has provided a particularly important landmark in Egypt’s bid to boost the business environment, leading to increased private... Apr 14, 2019

Government | Africa | Egypt

SG Connect, Singapore

SGConnect: “Building Tomorrow, Connecting Today”

Smart Growth, Symbiotic Growth and Sustainable Growth are the goals of the SGConnect legacy project aimed at ensuring that the region’s cities... Nov 19, 2018

Government | Asia-Pacific | Singapore

Value-creation economy, Singapore

City-state takes innovative steps towards value creation economy

With increasing ASEAN integration creating further potential for growth, and the government emphasizing value creation as one of the key pillars of... Nov 14, 2018

Government | Asia-Pacific | Singapore

Co-creation, Singapore

Building a thriving hub for co-creation in new industrial age

Amid an increasingly competitive global business environment, Singapore is positioning itself as a location for co-creation, partnering with... Nov 14, 2018

Government | Asia-Pacific | Singapore

People of Sierra Leone

Societal tolerance

The world preaches it. Sierra Leone lives it

Sep 27, 2017

Government | Africa | Sierra Leone

African Diplomacy

Building a Regional Consensus

President Ernest Bai Koroma attends the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa

Sierra Leone sets out a foreign policy based on regional coalition-building for greater collective results in initiatives for poverty elimination, renewable... Sep 26, 2017

Government | Africa | Sierra Leone

Argentina Regional Revitalization

Resetting relations with the provinces

The Minister of the Interior and six provincial governors from various political parties present investment opportunities and the new cooperation between the two levels of government

Buenos Aires works with the governors to fulfill the constitutional promise of federalism and develop regional economies

Sep 22, 2017

Government | South America | Argentina

Saeed Raddad Group

Ushering in a new era of economic growth

Saeed R. Al Zahrani, Saeed Raddad Group President

A leading business group in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Arabian Gulf region, has had an influential and substantial presence in the commercial... Sep 20, 2017

Government | Middle East | Saudi Arabia

ECA: Building a competitive economy that works for all

Dr. Amir Ibrahim
Egyptian Competition Authority

The Worldfolio sits down with the Dr. Amir Ibrahim to discuss some of the important work... May 14, 2019

Jordan’s National Energy Strategy for 2030

H.E. Eng. Hala Adel Zawati
Jordan’s Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources

The Worldfolio sits down with H.E. Eng. Hala Adel Zawati, Jordan’s Minister of Energy... Apr 29, 2019

Fifty years of progress

Excmo. Sr. D. Francisco Pascual Obama Asue
Equatorial Guinea Prime Minister

Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, Equatorial Guinea Prime Minister, discusses the progress made... Mar 14, 2019

Recovery in full swing

Mariola Bindang Obiang
General Director of Holding 2020

After having been severely impacted by the oil price crisis, Equatorial Guinea’s economy... Mar 01, 2019

EDB Touts Singapore’s Attractions to Foreign Investors and It Works

Kai Fong Chng
Economic Development Board (EDB) Managing Director Kai Fong Chng

Singapore’s Economic Development Board has a long history of pinpointing the city-state’s... Nov 19, 2018

Creating tomorrow’s industry spaces

Mr. Ng Lang
Chief Executive Officer of JTC Corporation

JTC is the lead government agency responsible for the planning and development of industrial... Nov 19, 2018

Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry: Leading the Country Forward on Many Fronts

Chan Chun Sing
Minister of Trade and Industry

In this wide-ranging interview, Minister of Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing describes... Nov 15, 2018

A*STAR: A Global Leader in Innovation

Mr. Lim Chuan Poh
Chairman of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR),

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), the largest public sector R&D organization... Nov 13, 2018

Nurturing innovation and value creation

Mr. Png Cheong Boon
Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Singapore (ES)

Enterprise Singapore is a government agency which champions enterprise development in Singapore.... Nov 08, 2018

Towards a knowledge and innovation economy with numerous investment opportunities

H.E. Sheikh Dr. Meshaal Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah
Director General of Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA)

The Worldfolio speaks to H.E. Sheikh Dr. Meshaal Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah about Kuwait’s... Jun 13, 2018

Transforming Kuwait into a trade hub for the region

H.E. Khalid Naser Al-Roudan
Minister of Commerce & Industry of Kuwait

Minister Khalid Naser Al-Roudan discusses initiatives to enhance trade and to promote SMEs... May 16, 2018

JICA triggers a virtuous cycle towards the achievement of SDGs in ASEAN and beyond

Mr. Shinichi Kitaoka
President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Mr. Shinichi Kitaoka, President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), highlights... Jan 26, 2018

‘Assistance by Japan is really wonderful quality’

Motohiko Kato
the Japanese Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam

Motohiko Kato, the Japanese Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam, speaks about the longstanding... Dec 11, 2017

Kuwait, building a knowledge-based economy through Vision 2035

Dr. Khaled A. Mahdi
Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development

In January, the Kuwaiti government unveiled its blueprint for the future, New Kuwait Vision... Nov 03, 2017

Brunei’s regional multilateral relations

Honourable Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng
Second Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade

Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng Second, Brunei’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, discusses... Oct 18, 2017

The legacy of Ernest Bai Koroma

Ernest Bai Koroma
President of Sierra Leone

Ernest Bai Koroma became President of Sierra Leone 2007 in the country’s first peaceful... Aug 10, 2017

How the lower house whip builds consensus among a divided Congress

Silvia Lospennato
Argentine Congresswoman from Buenos Aires province

South American parliaments have been known to baffle even the more experienced political... Jul 18, 2017

Great hope and potential for Ghana’s future

H.E. Jon Benjamin
Former UK High Commissioner to Ghana

In this interview with Upper Reach, Jon Benjamin, former UK High Commissioner to Ghana,... Jul 07, 2017

Boosting trade between UK and Ghana

Tony Burkson
CEO of the UK Ghana Chamber of Commerce (UKGCC)

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Tony Burkson, CEO of the UK Ghana Chamber of Commerce... Jul 03, 2017

Leveraging on the Philippines investment potential

Mr. Guillermo M. Luz
Private Sector Chairman of National Competitive Council

Guillermo M. Luz, Private Sector Chairman of the Philippines’ National Competitive... Jun 29, 2017

‘Moving from up-front tax to back-room tax’

Mr. Emmanuel Kofi Nti
Commissioner General of Ghana Revenue Authority

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Emmanuel Kofi Nti, Commissioner General of the Ghana... Jun 28, 2017


Kuwait Finance House

Organization Description Kuwait Finance House -...

Ultimate Developers Limited

Vision/Mission UDL’s mission is to deliver...

Qatar Petroleum (QP)

Our mission is to ensure the State gets maximum benefit...

Turkish Airlines

History 1933-1945: Establishment 1933: The...



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