Middle East Business News and Magazine, Media Partner at the summit 3rd EU-ARAB WORLD

The exceptionally successful “3rd EU-Arab World Summit: Shared Horizons” took place on October 29-30, 2018 in Athens. For two days, Heads of State and Government, Ministers, high-level officials from EU and the Arab world, politicians, representatives from business Chambers and leading businessmen discussed the pivotal role of inter-regional cooperation and focused on further developing political and economic ties between the two regions.

The “3rd EU-Arab World Summit: Shared Horizons” was organised by Al-Iktissad Wal-Aamal Group and Symeon G. Tsomokos S.A. in association with Delphi Economic Forum. The Summit featured Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) as a Strategic Sponsor.

Two parallel workshops took place during the Summit with great success: Building Bridges in Education and Empowering Societies and Sustainable Infrastructures Digitization.

More than 1000 delegates attended the 2 day international Summit, which enjoyed extensive TV and radio coverage, 1.462 web and 72 press articles in the Greek media, as well as many articles in the foreign press. Some notable examples: the Austrian newspaper Der Standard/NZZ, France 24, Radio France Internationale, Morocco News Agency, FYROM’s News Agency MIA, and Al-Ahram Newspaper. Finally, as a whole, more than 100 media representatives were accredited for the meeting including those from major news agencies such as Reuters and Associated Press or international outlets like WSJ, Euronews, and Al Jazeera.

The Summit’s programme, including the full list of speakers, is available here . Speakers included:

Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic

Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus

Boyko Borissov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria

Dr. Nabil Abu Rudeineh, Deputy Prime Minister of the State of Palestine, Minister of Information

Lahcen Daoudi, Minister Delegate to the Head of Government, Kingdom of Morocco

Karin Kneissl, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria, Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Nebojša Stefanović, Minister of Interior, Republic of Serbia

Dimitris Avramopoulos, EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs & Citizenship

Teodor Melescanu, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Romania

Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Egypt

Carmelo Abela, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion, Malta

George Katrougkalos, Alternate Foreign Minister for European Affairs, Hellenic Republic

Soltan bin Saad Al-Muraikhi, State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Qatar

Abdulrahman Bin Ahmad Alharbi, Undersecretary for Foreign Trade in Charge, Ministry of Trade and Investment, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dara Hassan Reshid, Deputy Minister of Construction, Housing, & General Municipalities, Iraq

Dr. Kamal Hassan Ali, Assistant of the Secretary General, Arab League

Mohamed Abdo Saeed, Chairman, Union of Arab Chambers

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Leader of the Opposition and President, New Democracy Party

Margaritis Schinas, Deputy DG Communication, European Commission

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