MENA Regional Economic Outlook - IMF Report Launch


The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) invite you to the launch of the IMF Regional Economic Outlook for the Middle East and North Africa report.

Event Objective:

Dr. Masood Ahmed, Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department of the IMF, will highlight the key findings of the report. The presentation will be followed by an interactive panel discussion for stakeholders from different industries to exchange viewpoints and insights about the regional outlook.

Speakers and Panelists:

  • Arif Amiri, CEO , DIFC Authority
  • Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department – IMF
  • Monica Malik, Chief Economist, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
  • Mustafa Abdel-Wadood, Partner ,The Abraaj Group
  • Salmaan Jaffery, Chief Business Development Officer, DIFC Authority


Lara Habib, Senior Business News Presenter, Al Arabiya News

Event Details:

Date: Wednesday, 19 October, 2016
Time: 10:15am to 12:00pm (Registration starts at 9:30am)
Venue: DIFC Conference Centre, Precinct Building 4
RSVP: To register please click here

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