GOIC partakes in “AFAQ Economic Conference” in Jordan
09 June 2016
The Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC) represented by HE Mr. Mohammed Bin Khamis Al-Mukhaini, Assistant Secretary General for Industrial Information and Studies participated in the 8th AFAQ Economic Conference “Modern Economic Issues”. The conference was held under the patronage of HE Dr. Abdullah Al-Nsour, Prime Minister of Jordan at Le Royal Hotel in Amman, Jordan.
HE Mr. Mohammad Bin Khamis Al-Mukhaini commended the conference, he opined: “It is an important opportunity to discuss challenges that various economic sectors face and to exchange opinions and broaden the horizons of economic cooperation through mutual investments between Arab and Gulf countries.”
HE Mr. Al-Mukhaini, one of the conference’s guests of honour, called upon participants to sign an agreement between GCC countries and Jordan to promote, protect and give additional privileges to Gulf investments. In addition, he highlighted the importance of strengthening the investment structure to attract Arab investors in general, and Gulf investors in particular to Jordan. He also stressed the necessity to boost the efficiency of joint economic committees between GCC countries and the Kingdom of Jordan.
Economic and financial experts and companies from approximately 15 Arab and foreign countries participated in the conference in addition to Jordanian companies operating in various economic sectors. During this conference organised by “AFAQ Events Exhibitions and Conferences Services”, participants discussed a variety of topics, notably Jordan’s economic vision and its role in attracting investments, shadow (hidden) economy and its positive and negative impacts on national economies, renewable energy and its future in light of the reduced oil prices, banks, smaller financing issues and cumulative liquidity, banking secrecy standards, obstacles hindering Arab investments, economic integration, Arab stock markets and the legitimacy of global stock markets.