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GOVERNMENT NEWS

Argentina Rising




President Mauricio Macri’s message of integration with the international community has drawn the praise of foreign investors and world leaders. ... Apr 28, 2017

Government | South America | Argentina



Sierra Leone Foreign Relations

Sierra Leone and China continue strengthening their partnership, while Brexit opens new opportunities for historical ties with the UK


President Koroma with China’s president Xi Jinping. China is Sierra Leone’s leading trading partner

In a fast-changing global political environment, Sierra Leone’s strong relationships with both East and West set it in good stead for the future.... Apr 21, 2017

Government | Africa | Sierra Leone


U.S.-Japan Relations

A new phase in U.S.-Japan relations




With a 30% share of FDI in the world’s third largest economy, the U.S. stands for Japan’s top investor. After months of “hard talk”... Apr 20, 2017

Government | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Egypt Construction

Infrastructure and construction expansion pave the way for steel industry boom


Ahmed Abou Hashima, CEO, Egyptian Steel Group

Egyptian Steel Group was one of the first to invest in Egypt after the 2011 revolution, a bet that has clearly paid off as the company now looks to... Apr 17, 2017

Government | Africa | Egypt



Japan in Africa

Japan looks to grow its presence across Africa


An increasing number of Japanese companies are venturing into Africa

Between 2016 and 2018, Japan has pledged to invest $30 billion in Africa’s development, as it bids to join the likes of China and the US in the... Apr 11, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Government | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Malta EU Presidency

Ready to shake up the old continent


Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of Malta (Credit: Partit Laburista Malta)

Malta EU Presidency promises international agenda aimed to refocus the European Project and showcase economic growth

Apr 07, 2017

Government | Europe | Malta


UK-Bahrain Relations

200 More Years of Engagement with the United Kingdom


Queen Elizabeth II at the races in Bahrain in 1979

After celebrating 200 years of official friendship last year, Bahrain and the UK are working towards deeper cooperation, from trade and investment to... Mar 28, 2017

Government | Middle East | Bahrain



Sierra Leone Achievements

A new beginning. A resilient nation


Ernest Bai Koroma, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone

This year Sierra Leone celebrates the 15th anniversary of the end of the civil war as a unified nation and beacon of democracy and social progress in... Mar 17, 2017

Government | Africa | Sierra Leone


Clear Vision for Kenya

Growth trajectory and increasing foreign investment drive nation towards realisation of Vision 2030


Since Mr Kenyatta came to power in 2013, Kenya has quadrupled its spending on infrastructure, with the government borrowing hundreds of billions of shillings for large-scale energy, transport and ICT projects

With growth expected to come in around 6 per cent in 2017 and 2018, the World Bank has called Kenya ‘one of the bright spots in sub-Saharan Africa’.... Mar 14, 2017

Government | Africa | Kenya


Indonesia business reform

Taking care of business


President Joko Widodo (Photo Credit: IMO)

Government-led deregulation, attractive economic policies and an infrastructure boom is making investment in South-East Asia great again

Mar 07, 2017

Government | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia



Egypt Reforms

Tough decisions get Egypt back on track




The new reform program seeks to revive Egypt’s growth prospects by restoring stability and confidence in the economy, and implementing structural... Mar 06, 2017

Government | Africa | Egypt


Côte d’Ivoire Economy

Africa’s fastest growing economy




Almost six years after the end of the Second Ivorian Civil War, Côte d’Ivoire has witnessed a successful and peaceful transition to economic... Mar 02, 2017

Government | Africa | Ivory Coast


Lombardi oversees reform of public media

Hernán Lombardi
Minister of Public Media & Contents System

With Argentina’s tumultuous political and economic history, the new government came... Apr 27, 2017


Brügge brings forward his agenda

Juan Fernando Brügge
National Deputy from Córdoba

Juan Fernando Brügge ruffles his office papers, “I don’t care about being... Apr 20, 2017


Working towards zero poverty

Carolina Stanley
Minister of Social Development of Argentina

Mauricio Macri came to office with early reforms which sparked the interest for investors... Apr 17, 2017


An authentic Japanese experience that will contribute to regional revitalization

Yoshihiro Murai Governor Miyagi Prefecture
Governor of Miyagi Prefecture

The largest majority of the 24 million tourists that came to Japan in 2016 visited Tokyo,... Apr 12, 2017


Southern Argentine province bets on globalizing its economy

Rosana Bertone
Governor of Tierra del Fuego

Its provincial capital is the southern-most city in the world.  Despite its remoteness... Apr 10, 2017


Taking unprecedented steps to protect human rights

Dr. Abdulaziz Hassan Abul
Chairman of the National Institution for Human Rights

The National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) is focused on the promotion, development... Mar 10, 2017


"Capital of Tourism in the GCC"

H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa
CEO of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA)

Gulf’s main crossroads for over 4.000 years, Bahrain was recently appointed as the... Feb 13, 2017


Bahrain leads the Arab ICT Index

Mohammed Ali Al Qaed
Chief Executive of Information & eGovernment Authority

The Kingdom of Bahrain ranked 11th globally in the Telecommunications Infrastructure Index... Feb 13, 2017


Public-private projects bring out the best in EG’s resources

Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima
Minister for Mines and Hydrocarbons

Equatorial Guinea’s Minister for Mines and Hydrocarbons Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima... Jan 30, 2017


Implementing reforms to promote a pro-business environment

Mr. Zayed R. Alzayani
Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism

The GCC countries have been implementing several policies to support economic diversification,... Jan 18, 2017


SMEs & FDI line two-way street of potential

Juan Proaccini
Executive President of the Argentina Investment & Trade Promotion Agency

Formed by the Production and Foreign Ministries, the fledgling Argentina Investment &... Jan 16, 2017


Ahead of Vision 2030, Bahrain is standing at the forefront of the Health sector in the Gulf

Dr Mariam AL-JALAHMA
Chief Executive Officer of National Health Regulatory Authority

With the establishment of the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA), the Bahraini... Jan 16, 2017


Governor plants entrepreneurial seeds of growth

Jean Claude Kazembe Musonda
Governor of Haut Katanga Province

Haut Katanga province is intrinsically linked to DRC’s mining industry, but the lack... Jan 16, 2017


Confidence & collaborations to open up a world of opportunities

Federico Pinedo
Provisional President of the Senate

The incoming Macri administration overtaking Argentina’s executive power has been... Dec 20, 2016


Where’s best to invest in Sierra Leone?

Momodu L. Kargbo
Minister of Finance & Economic Development

Eager to attract foreign investors and ensure their projects are a success, Sierra Leone... Dec 19, 2016


Peru aims to double agriculture exports to $10bn by 2021

José Manuel Hernández
Minister for Agriculture & Irrigation

José Manuel Hernández, Peru’s Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation,... Dec 13, 2016


Confidence in UK-Bahrain relations runs deep

Simon Martin CMG
UK Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain and United Kingdom are celebrating the 200th anniversary of close... Dec 12, 2016


‘The time has come to resume our way on the path to growth’

Bruno Giuffra
Minister of Production

Bruno Giuffra, Minister of Production, discusses Peru’s economic growth, deregulation... Dec 12, 2016


Ready for business & new challenges

Dr Samura M.W. Kamara
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation

Sierra Leone has drawn on the strength and resolve of its people to overcome major setbacks... Dec 09, 2016


New initiatives boost agri-aquaculture

Dr Lino Barañao
Minister of Science, Technology & Productive Innovation

Having been at the helm since the ministry’s creation in 2003, Dr Lino Barañao... Dec 08, 2016


‘An innovative political process under way’

Marcos Peña
Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers, Argentina

Argentina’s Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers Marcos Peña discusses the work... Dec 08, 2016


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