Dubai Holding active participant at World Economic Forum on Mid East

Dubai Holding active participant at World Economic Forum on Mid East

DUBAI, 16 May 2007: A high-level delegation from Dubai Holding, attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East to be held on the Jordan shore of the Dead Sea from May 18 to 20, will showcase its success as a model for economic diversification.

Led by HE Mohammad Al Gergawi, Executive Chairman of Dubai Holding, the delegation will include, Saeed Al Muntafiq, Executive Chairman of Tatweer; Soud Ba'alawy, Executive Chairman of Dubai Group (DG); Gerald Lawless, Executive Chairman of Jumeirah Group; Samir Al Ansari, Executive Chairman and CEO of Dubai International Capital (DIC); Fadel Al Ali, Executive Chairman of Dubai Holding Operations; Mohammed Al Habbai, CEO of Dubailand, Abdelhakeem Kumkar, CEO of Dubai Investment Group and Sayanta Basu, CEO of Dubai Financial.

Commenting on this year's forum theme 'Putting Diversity on Work', Al Gergawi said: "The United Arab Emirates is a role model of economic diversification, based on providing a favourable climate for the long term, sustainable growth of companies that will be not only regional champions, but also global players.

"In line with our commitment to contribute to the growth and prosperity of the UAE in general, and Dubai in particular, several initiatives have been launched to foster a healthy business climate that drives long term growth. The conducive commercial environment also serves to attract leading global companies that seek such an environment."

Dubai Holding is a strategic partner of the WEF. Top tier executives of Dubai Holding will be addressing the high-powered gathering at the Forum.

The World Economic Forum on Middle East is an exclusive, high level platform, will gather world leaders in business and politics to address the importance of social and political diversity and economic diversification in the region. Membership of the exclusive grouping of WEF strategic partners is strictly limited and previously included only a number of Fortune 500 companies.