Saturday, Jul 2, 2022


A new era of stronger U.S.-Kuwait relations

Amir of Kuwait H.H. Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah with U.S. president Donald Trump.

The launch of the U.S.-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue in 2016 marked the beginning of a new era of stronger diplomatic, political, security, educational... Mar 13, 2019

Government | Middle East | Kuwait

Invest in Bahrain

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

AIG: Reaching new heights of success

Kjeld Binger
Chief Executive Officer of AIG

The Worldfolio speaks with Kjeld Binger about AIG’s operations and the new terminal... Jun 11, 2019

Paving the way to prosperity

H.E. Eng. Anmar Al - Khasawneh
Minister of Transport of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

In this interview, H.E. Eng. Anmar Al-Khasawneh, Minister of Transport of Jordan, discusses... Jun 04, 2019

Strengthening and maintaining macroeconomic stability

HE Dr. Fariz
Governor of the Central Bank

The Worldfolio sat down with HE Dr. Fariz to discuss fiscal reform in Jordan, efforts to... Jun 04, 2019

Aqaba Container Terminal: facilitating regional development

Steven Yoogalingam
CEO of Aqaba Container Terminal

The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) Pvt. Co. has grown into one of the leading container... Jun 04, 2019

‘Come to Jordan: you will see that it is much better than expected’

Sheldon Fink
CEO of PBI Aqaba

With its strategic geographic location, major seaport, an international airport, and developed... May 23, 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

‘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

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



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