Al Gore to speak at 2nd GCC Economic Forum

Former US vice president Al Gore will be the key note speaker on the first day of the second GCC Economic Forum,a five-day event that plans to address serious issues faced by the GCC industry like free trade amidst global economic uncertainty

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By  Massoud Derhally Published  December 17, 2002

The 2nd GCC Economic Forum will open with an inaugural address by His Excellency Abdul Rahman Hamad Al Attiya Secretary General Gulf Cooperation Council. The opening ceremony will have representatives from regions premier organizations like League of Arab States, United Nations Developments Program (UNDP), and ESCWA.

Al Gore Former Vice President United States of America will deliver the keynote address on the opening session of the second GCC economic forum [on day one January 11th 2003). In his address Hon Al Gore will comment on “Global economic Downturn and the role of US and Europe in the new world economic order and their impact on developing countries. The former US Vice president will also speak at the pre-lunch session on “How GCC free trade and open business policies can support the future economy?”

The UAE Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Emirates Telecommunication Corporation (ETISALAT) and Microsoft are the principal supporters of the 2nd GCC Economic organised by Datamatix and scheduled to be begin at the Emirates Towers Hotel from January 11-15th 2003.

The GCC Economic Forum is a five-day event and is planned to address serious issues faced by the GCC industry by dedicated conference programs. The forum includes individual conference programs like Reinventing GCC Governments, Dubtech Conference, GCC Banking Forum, 3rd PR and Media Conference addressing management, Information Technology, Banking and Finance, media respectively. The forum also includes 7th Middle East IT Awards ceremony.

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