Inaugural MENA Summit on sustainable growth opens In Abu Dhabi
- February 9, 2018
- Category: Conferences, Asia
More than 500 world leaders are attending the inaugural Milken Institute MENA Summit which opened in Abu Dhabi yesterday.
Attendees include heads of state, high-profile executives, influential investors, political leaders, government officials, heads of sovereign wealth funds and philanthropists.
Under the theme of “Strategic Investment for Sustainable Growth,” food security, technology and capital market development are among the issues under consideration at the two-day summit.
“The enthusiastic response we have received to the inaugural Milken Institute MENA Summit makes a powerful statement about the unprecedented opportunities and future of this dynamic region,” said Michael Klowden, CEO of the Milken Institute. “With thoughtful conversations that connect regional and global leaders addressing MENA’s most critical issues, we aim to surface breakthrough ideas and solutions to help navigate a world in transition.”
“We have a broad base of supporters across the Middle East and North Africa and will greatly benefit from their partnership in progressing the Institute’s mission: advancing collaborative solutions that widen access to capital, create jobs and improve health, for all,” said Louise Tabbiner, Milken Institute Senior Advisor to the MENA Region.