A banking conference in Beirut next week
16/11/2017 12:00 AM
[rtl]Looking at reconstruction and development
Beirut / Morning follow-up
The annual Arab Banking Conference will be held in Beirut, Lebanon on 23 and 24 October, in cooperation with the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), the Banque du Liban and the Association of Banks in Lebanon.
The Union of Arab Banks announced that the conference, which will be held under the theme "twinning reconstruction and development together to meet economic challenges", will be an important pivotal forum for the Arab economic, financial and banking sectors to discuss and discuss cooperation to face the crises facing the Arab economy.
The Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Union of Arab Banks Joseph Tarhia, the leaders of economic and Arab leaders will participate in the work of this conference in addition to the presence of a number of governors of Arab central banks and the IMF and the World Bank.
He pointed out that the annual Arab banking conference will be an invitation to all financial and banking forces and institutions to discuss the economic challenges in the Arab region in light of political developments that may take our entire Arab region into a mysterious and unknown fate. Political disputes.
He added that "the Union of Arab banks raised the issue of reconstruction and development, but it raises today the future of the Arab economy, and whether to resort to leaders, leaders and politicians will lead to the advancement of the economy in light of the conflict with the growing demand for the separation of economy from politics," as well as work to create a corridor for those involved in affairs Economic and financial away from politics to save what can be saved before it is too late, adding that the conference will discuss several topics to address the repercussions and economic challenges resulting from political differences.
For his part, the Secretary-General of the Union of Arab Banks, Wissam Fattouh, that "the Secretariat has made extensive contacts with the banks of the membership of the Union of more than 360 banks, most of them confirmed their participation in the work of the conference."
Fattouh pointed out that "this conference is a platform for establishing the stages of the establishment of reconstruction and development in the Arab region, and will focus on the main topics that can lead to a road map for all those involved in reconstruction and development," including investors, Arab banks, sovereign Arab funds , And regional and international bodies and institutions ", in order to highlight the importance of concerted efforts to achieve sustainable development in the Arab countries, and cooperation among them for the reconstruction of what was destroyed by wars."[/rtl]