The activities of the first edition of the Qatar Economic Forum, which will be held via video communication technology and last for three days, will start tomorrow, Monday, with great local and international participation.
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Many heads of state and government will participate in the first edition of the forum, including Ghanaian President Nana Akufo, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Rwandan President Paul Kagame, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, Senegalese President Macky Sall and Armenian President Armen Sarkissian, in addition to more than 100 people. Speaker from all over the world.
The Forum will also host a global elite of more than 2,000 CEOs, inspirational figures and decision-makers in the fields of finance, economy, investment, technology, energy, education, sports and climate, who will work together to identify opportunities, provide solutions and rethink the global economic landscape from a Middle Eastern perspective.
The forum’s agenda includes six main themes: “Advanced Technology”, which will highlight permanent changes in the relationship between humans and technology, “A sustainable world”, which will explore the intersection of capitalism and climate, and “Markets and Investment” will discuss the ability of investors, in their relentless pursuit To growth opportunities, to shape a more resilient global economy, and the “energy flows and trade” axis brings together global energy brokers to share their future vision, while the “changing consumer” axis deals with the future of trade, and a more inclusive world to provide ideas on the recovery of societies after the Corona pandemic.
The Qatar Economic Forum aims to prepare plans that support the growth of the global economy during the post-pandemic phase, and shed light on the efforts of the State of Qatar to lead economic growth, achieve comprehensive development goals, and consolidate its position as one of the most important investment destinations regionally and globally.
The forum, which will rethink the global economic landscape from the perspective of the Middle East, will hold seven sessions, including a number of round tables, and the participants’ speeches and discussions will address the most prominent developments, developments and economic axes of today’s world, including leadership in the post-pandemic world, the digital future and the role that business can play to create a future More just for all, the need for a new economic scheme and the restructuring of the global economy, as well as the future of vaccines in Africa, advanced technology, as well as cyber risks and cyber security.
It will also discuss the future of banking services supported by financial technology, the realities of adopting the cryptocurrency globally, geopolitical alliances and trade relations, the upgrading of global trade to pre-virus levels and the future of the rules-based global trading system, the development of Gulf sovereign wealth funds and their role in promoting economic recovery in the region, and global challenges. From the epidemic to climate change, economic zones and their role to revitalize globalization, and the effects of the epidemic on the economic conditions and democratic gains on the African continent.
The participants’ speeches and discussions also address topics of renewable energy, virtual money and the transition to a new energy economy, electric digital mobility and the extent of industry and society’s readiness for the new mobility revolution, as well as green recovery and the future of the planet and people, water scarcity, the digital future of sports, the goals of the growth of 5G networks, and the role of The Internet with future health emergencies, the new Silk Road, as well as discussing the topic of millennial consumers as the largest purchasing power in the world today.
Qatar Chamber President Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani affirms that the Qatar Economic Forum aims to shed light on the efforts of the State of Qatar to lead economic growth, achieve comprehensive development goals, and consolidate its leading position as one of the most important investment destinations regionally and globally, stressing that the forum will be the beginning of a post-pandemic economy. Which the whole world seeks to reach.
The President of Qatar Chamber added, in a special statement to Al Jazeera Net, that the forum sessions cover all issues of economic development, not only in Qatar but in the whole world, explaining that the forum, which is held under the slogan “Reimagining the World”, with the participation of a global elite of senior decision-makers and policy-makers. Opinion leaders, experts and thinkers specializing in the sectors of finance, economics, investment, technology, energy, education, sports and climate, will help create more understanding between global decision-makers and business owners representing different sectors from governance to information technology.
Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani indicated that the forum is a new global platform for exchanging ideas and experiences and offering solutions to create more economic stability.