The World Government Summit will organise a series of sessions as part of its sixth edition in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance, with the aim of setting future strategies and highlighting the UAE’s leading economic and financial model.
The closed-door session will be opened by Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, and Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, with the attendance of ministers, senior officials and experts in financial, economic and social affairs from various countries around the world.
The ministry will hold a high-profile closed session on basic income on the first day of the forum, while the second day will see an open interactive dialogue session titled “Financial Services Technology, and another opening session to discuss public-private partnership in the field of healthcare.
The summit 2018 will take place from February 11-13 under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Al Tayer stressed that the ministry is keen to conduct sessions that aim to address issues of concern to the UAE and open up channels of constructive dialogue, set future strategies and strengthen its network of financial relations on regional and international domains.
“The summit offers an important platform for government leaders, policy makers, thought leaders and private sector to share expertise and knowledge and discuss challenges facing our Arab economies, set proper solutions and ways to develop the future of governments on the grounds of the latest developments and future trends “.