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Y.K. Almoayyed & Sons Group: Your perfect partner in the Gulf




Established in 1940, Y.K. Almoayyed & Sons Group is one of Bahrain’s largest, most diversified and forward-thinking companies, and has the... May 09, 2018

Industry & Trade | Middle East | Bahrain



Lebanon International Investment Forum

Discover investment opportunities at Lebanon’s international forum




Find out about the latest business openings in Lebanon’s oil and gas, infrastructure and power sectors

 

Mar 21, 2018

Energy | Infrastructure | Middle East | Lebanon


Kuwait O&G Summit

Kuwait Ministry of Oil & KPC to host 5th Kuwait Oil & Gas Summit alongside CWC Group in Kuwait City


Jamal Abdulaziz Jaafar, CEO of KOC

Kuwait is planning to invest $112 billion in the next five years in the oil and gas sector to boost production, the CEO of Kuwait Petroleum Corp. said,... Mar 21, 2018

Energy | Middle East | Kuwait


Start-up Kuwait

Building an ecosystem for SMEs to thrive


Mr. Al-Jouan, Executive Chairman, Mr. Al Wazzan, Vice Chairman, and board members Mr. Boushahri, Mr. Jaffar and Mr. Al Mutairi, of The National Fund for SMEs Development

Mr. Al-Jouan, Executive Chairman, Mr. Al Wazzan, Vice Chairman, and board members Mr. Boushahri, Mr. Jaffar and Mr. Al Mutairi, of The National Fund... Nov 10, 2017

Industry & Trade | Middle East | Kuwait



Banking on Kuwait

Kuwait investing heavily in backlog of much-needed infrastructure projects


Shaikha Al-Bahar, Deputy Group CEO of NBK

As the nation’s largest and first established bank, NBK is one of the leading financiers of Kuwait’s mega projects, and will play a pivotal... Oct 20, 2017

Finance | Middle East | Kuwait


Bahrain Banking

Regional leader backed by 40 years of banking tradition, with a sterling reputation for its regulatory environment


Left: Dr Waheed Al Qassim, CEO, Bahrain Association of Banks. Right: Khalid Hamad, Executive Director of Banking Supervision, Central Bank of Bahrain

As the leading financial services centre in the Gulf, Bahrain has proved to be resilient in the face of liquidity challenges posed by low oil prices... Sep 25, 2017

Finance | Middle East | Bahrain


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



Qatar’s National Vision 2030

Emirate looks to build an economy driven by knowledge and SMEs, not by oil and gas


At QBIC’s demo day, startups have an opportunity to present their product, market research and financial projections to an auditorium full of judges and fellow entrepreneurs

For more than two decades, Qatar has been moving its economy away from hydrocarbons towards information technology and learning. This shift to a knowledge-based... Sep 01, 2017

Others | Middle East | Qatar


FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

World Cup makes Qatar a catalyst for change to bridge the gap between Western world and Middle East


An artist’s impression of Al Rayyan Stadium, which will have a 44,000-seat capacity

In 2022, Qatar will be the first Middle Eastern nation to host the FIFA World Cup–a highly anticipated month-long event that has been known to... Aug 24, 2017

Others | Middle East | Qatar


The New Qatar

Banks and QBIC look to unlock the potential of SMEs and entrepreneurs


At QBIC’s demo day, startups have an opportunity to present their product, market research and financial projections to an auditorium full of judges and fellow entrepreneurs

Encouraging entrepreneurs and building a thriving SME sector is integral to the National Vision 2030 plan to develop a sustainable and diversified economy... Aug 16, 2017

Finance | Middle East | Qatar



Bahrain Diversities

Diversification efforts propel non-oil sector, which now accounts for more than 80% of GDP


Left: Zayed R. Alzayani, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism. Center: Mahmood Hashim Alkooheji, CEO, Mumtakalat. Right: Dr Ebrahim Mohammed Janahi, Chief Executive, Tamkeen

Bahrain’s commitment to diversifying its economy has been fundamental in making the country resilient against the challenges caused by the drop... Aug 11, 2017

Finance | Middle East | Bahrain


Finance Qatar

Financial institutions support Vision 2030 plan through education, environment and sustainability initiatives


Dr. Ragharan Seetharaman, CEO, Doha Bank

Despite facing challenging times due to low oil prices and economic uncertainty, Qatar’s top financial institutions have not let their vital corporate... Aug 07, 2017

Finance | Middle East | Qatar


‘Investment in Kuwait is a base for investment all over the region’

Sheikh Ahmad Duaij Al-Sabah
Chairman of Commercial Bank of Kuwait

In this interview, Sheikh Ahmad Duaij Al-Sabah gives his insight into the financial sector... Oct 08, 2018


KOC Exploring New Frontiers

Mr. Jamal Abdul Aziz Jaafar
CEO of Kuwait Oil Company (KOC)

In this interview, Jamal Abdul Aziz Jaafar discusses how KOC is looking for partners to... Oct 01, 2018


Boosting its downstream capacities

Bakheet Al-Rashidi
Minister of Oil

In this interview, Minister of Oil Bakheet Al-Rashidi discusses the major oil and gas projects... Sep 10, 2018


‘We are not a gas station. We have more to contribute to the world’

Mr. Abdulnaser Alfulaij
CEO Kuwait Gulf Oil Company

A fully owned subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), Kuwait Gulf Oil Company... Sep 10, 2018


KPI: Fostering innovation and new partnerships in a changing global energy landscape

Nabil Bourisli
KPI President & KPC Holdings Aruba CEO

Kuwait Petroleum International, known by its trademark Q8, is the downstream arm of the... Jul 02, 2018


‘Our development efforts have made a difference in people’s lives’

Mr. Abulwahab Al Bader
Director General of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development

Last April 25th, 2018 Mr. Abulwahab Al Bader Director (General of the Kuwait... Jul 02, 2018


Markaz: Kuwait Financial Center

Mr. Manaf Alhajeri
CEO of MARKAZ

The Worldfolio speaks with Manaf Alhajeri about how Markaz is contributing to Kuwait’s... Jun 19, 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


Education as the backbone of Kuwait’s Economic Development

H.E. Hamed M. K Alazemi, PhD
Minister of Education & Higher Education for the state of Kuwait

Minister Hamed Al-Azemi discusses initiatives to enhance the Education and Higher Education... May 17, 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


‘Bahrain has the highest ROI in the region’

Mr. Aaref Hejres
Chairman of Bahrain Property Development Association (BaPDA)

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. Aaref Hejres, Chairman of BaPDA, discusses the... May 09, 2018


120 years of friendship between Bahrain and the US

Mr. Qays H Zu´bi
President of the American Chamber of Commerce

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. Qays H Zu’bi, President of AMCHAM Bahrain,... May 09, 2018


Encouraging private sector led growth

Dr. Khalid Mohamed Al Rowaihi
CEO of Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry

In this inteview with The Worldfolio, Dr. Khalid Mohamed Al-Ruwaihi, CEO of the Bahrain... May 09, 2018


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


Boursa Kuwait: maintaining a competitive edge

Mr. Khaled AlKhaled
Vice Chairman and CEO of Boursa Kuwait

Khaled AlKhaled, Vice Chairman and CEO of Boursa Kuwait, discusses the transformation of... Oct 24, 2017


Tamkeen: the cornerstone of Bahrain’s labour market reform initiative

Dr. Ebrahim Mohammed Janahi
Chief Executive of Tamkeen

Established in August 2006, Tamkeen is one of the cornerstones of Bahrain’s national... Apr 19, 2017


Bahrain Airport Company undergoing a $1.1bn expansion project

Mohamed Yousif Al-Binfalah
Chief Executive Officer Bahrain Airport Company

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. Mohamed Yousif Al-Binfalah, CEO of Bahrain Airport... Apr 19, 2017


Enabling the wave of technological developments

Mr Ulaiyan Al Wetaid
Chief Executive Officer of Viva Bahrain

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Eng. Ulaiyan Al Wetaid speaks about how VIVA Bahrain,... Mar 13, 2017


Bahrain enhancing logistics and housing ahead of VISION 2030.

Dr. Hasan Al Bastaki
Managing Director of Manara Developments

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Dr. Hasan Al Bastaki speaks about how MANARA Developments... Mar 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


Real developments based on real demands

Aaref Hejres
Chairman of BaPDA

The Bahrain Property Development Association (BaPDA) is a non-profit organization established... Feb 16, 2017



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