Bahrain to host 4th Euromoney GCC Financial Forum 2015

MANAMA: Leading international and regional financial experts and decision makers will attend the 4th GCC Financial Forum on 24th and 25th February, 2015, to debate and discuss the global economic outlook, its recovery and its effects on regional financial markets.

The forum, organised by Euromoney Conferences and co-hosted by the Bahrain Economic Development Board, EDB, will include a range of topics, including Regional finance in the global market place, the role of private capital in public projects, Bahrain’s real economy, the growth of local companies and the pipeline of hydrocarbon projects.

More than 400 leading international and regional financial experts from finance, investment, government, and regulatory organisations and businesses from 18 countries are expected to attend the event.

Commenting on the forum announcement, Richard Banks, Director, Emerging Markets, Euromoney Conferences, said, “This is the fourth GCC Financial Forum and it is now established as a flagship international conference. We are grateful for the strategic partnership and support extended by the Economic Development Board in the Kingdom of Bahrain and our sponsors.” Kamal bin Ahmed, Minister for Transportation and Telecommunications and Acting Chief Executive of EDB, said, “Bahrain has long been a leader in the Financial Services sector, with over 40 years as a financial hub in the region. This year, the GCC will provide a platform for the financial sector to address some of the biggest questions in the industry.”