The Euraisan Business Forum – Spotlight into Central Asia was held in Dubai
On May 10, 2023, the first business forum dedicated to central Asian nations was organized in Jumeirah Creekside Hotel in Dubai.
This forum was organized by EurAsia Gulf Business Platform in partnership with the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the UAE, the Kazakh National Investment Company, the Astana Financial Center, and the Embassy of Tajikistan in the UAE.
During this forum, His Excellency Bahodur Sharifi Mahmudzada, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tajikistan to the United Arab Emirates, presented the investment and business opportunities of the Republic of Tajikistan to the audience.
Mr. Marat Birimzhan, Director of Investments at the Astana International Financial Centre, is the Kazakh National Investment Company’s representative in the United Arab Emirates. Mr. Doskhan Imanbekov gave eloquent speeches regarding the opportunities that the Republic of Kazakhstan offers to investors from the UAE and GCC. He also highlighted the close relationship between DIFC and AIFC.
Vice Chairman of EurAsia Gulf, Ms. Aiman Yeskaraeva, and CEO Nawar Abdul Wahed provided a comprehensive overview of the organization’s vision and mission to connect business communities in East Europe, Central Asia, and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), as well as how EurAsia Gulf has grown to connect more than 70.000 business owners (18,000 of whom are Russian speakers) today.
Dr. Usama Al Malki presented the EurAsia Grocery Hub initiative, which aims to become the largest Middle Eastern hub for food products from Central Asian and Eastern European nations.
Mr. Moustafa Hassan of Global Advocacy described to the business community how the firm’s facilities in the UAE, Oman, and Jordan can assist business owners.
Adel Alawadhi, Executive Chairman of The Corporate Group, moderated a panel discussion with experts on the Central Asian markets, including Henrik Winther, President of Tigrus Holding, Dr. Ali Artaman, and Mr. Marat Birimzhan, Director of Investments at the Astana International Financial Centre.
Panaliest described the favorable environment for investors in a variety of sectors, particularly in Tajikistan and Kazakhstan, in sectors such as agriculture, mining, energy and gas, and information and communications technology, among others. And they have discussed their own positive experiences in these countries.