Lord Malloch-Brown, Former UN Deputy Secretary-General and Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, and Minister of State in the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office will open the conference. Also taking joining Euromoney and its guests will be Ralph Acampora, Director of Technical Analysis at Altaira; a leading investment guru from the US. Altaira Asset Management established its Middle East subsidiary, Altaira Middle East, in Bahrain in 2012.
"We are delighted to welcome such high profile speakers to our Bahrain conference and know that their insight and experience will enable our guests see a truly global viewpoint on financial strategy. It is also a very positive indication of Bahrain's continued importance to the international financial markets," said Richard Banks, Regional Director for Euromoney. "It's also a further sign of Bahrain's upward trajectory complimenting, as it does, the recent ratings upgrade from Standard & Poors."
Kamal bin Ahmed, Minister of Transportation and Chief Executive of the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), said: "We are delighted to be hosting the Euromoney Bahrain Conference.
The Euromoney Bahrain conference will provide a detailed top-down analysis of Bahrain's economy and financial services industry. International delegates and local participants will discuss and debate topics such as the sustainability of public finances, the development of infrastructure and the future of private banking in the regional and the Kingdom.
The conference will take place on the 5th& 6th of March at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Bahrain. More information can be found at www.euromoneyconferences.com/bahrain
About The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB)The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) is a dynamic public agency with an overall responsibility for attracting inward investment into Bahrain, and is focusing on target economic sectors in which the Kingdom offers significant strengths.
Key areas of focus include manufacturing, ICT, and logistics and transport services as well as other sub-sectors. The Financial Services sector in Bahrain is particularly strong and the EDB supports in the continuing growth of the banking industry and key sub-sectors, including Islamic Finance, Asset Management, Insurance and Re-Insurance.
For more information on the Bahrain EDB visit www.bahrainedb.com; for information about Bahrain visit www.bahrain.com
Further informationNoora Abul, Bahrain Economic Development BoardTel: +973 17 589 903Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ahmed Zainal, TRACCSTel: +973 17580 566Email: email@example.com
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